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Stargazing: The Kings Chamber Orchestra

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The Kings Chamber Orchestra are a group of professional Christian musicians who go on tour each winter to give performances. They are based in Jersey but come to London and the Home Counties (and Nottingham) to perform and share the joy of their music. Continue reading “Stargazing: The Kings Chamber Orchestra”

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Social Media

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Over the past few years social media has become hugely popular with a large number of the population. Across the whole world there are approximately three billion people who use some form of social media with over 500, 000 tweets and snaps being sent each minute. Continue reading “Social Media”

The First World War: 100 Years

poppyOne hundred years ago an armistice was called to bring an end to the Great War.

One hundred years ago fighting ceased with the hope that there would be no need for further conflict.

One hundred years ago almost a whole generation of men had been wiped out.

One hundred years ago, Britain was once again a place of safety for all who resided there. Continue reading “The First World War: 100 Years”

When life feels too much

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…. Trigger Warning ….

This is a topic that I want to write on, something I want to get out of my system and to share but I am very aware that what I am going to say will be upsetting, maybe slightly scary and possibly a bit graphic at times.

Hopefully this will help break some of the stigma around suicide and help others understand the issues around it a bit more.

Please don’t read this if you’re feeling vulnerable or really low.

If any of the things I write about in this post do affect you then please contact a friend or relative or get in contact with one of the numbers below:

Saneline: 0300 304 7000 (4:30 pm – 10:30pm every day)

The Samaritans: 116 123

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“Anything Goes” Cookies

I came across this recipe when I had 75g of butter left and needed to use it up before I left my house at uni for the summer. I have made this recipe a few times and it makes very impressive cookies.

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Hoodwinked

hoodwinkedHoodwinked was a sculpture trail that came to Nottingham city centre over the summer in 2018. There were thirty-three robin sculptures placed around the city and each one was uniquely decorated. Most of them were bright and colourful too. Continue reading “Hoodwinked”

Kindertransport

kindertransportA modern classic drama, Kindertransport has been on at Nottingham Playhouse for most of October 2018. I went to see it with a friend and we both really enjoyed it. It was historical yet relevant. The story was interesting and you were able to lose yourself in what was happening on the stage. Continue reading “Kindertransport”

Change – slow but sure


When life is tough, when it seems like a struggle to face each day, when it seems like things are at their very worst then I have to take the effort to recall that I am in a better place than I was earlier this year, that it is tough but I have made a lot of progress. Continue reading “Change – slow but sure”

Gingerbread Brownies

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I fancied making these as I love brownies and I love gingerbread. What could be better than combining in the two products together?

I made this cake for work and it proved to be popular. (I was particularly thankful for this as I had never tried this recipe before and wasn’t totally sure that it would work!)

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