I am no longer a reporter

After spending three years as a reporter, I’ve decided to jump ship. I left sixth form in June 2013, and after spending a couple of months working behind a bar, I managed to get myself a job at a local … Continue reading

#FrubesMoves by Chasing Esme

Esme absolutely loves music, and she especially loves dancing. She started dancing from a young age, when we began showing her interactive videos of ‘Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes.’ Al and I would join her and help teach her the … Continue reading

#BrightFuture Challenge by Chasing Esme

As parents, we want to make sure that the future is bright for our children, so we take steps to help improve their lives and the environment that they will live in long after our days. It’s not surprising that … Continue reading

#MamiaDaysOut Challenge by Chasing Esme

Childhood is filled with magical moments, especially when your little ones become increasingly physically active and start to enjoy the great outdoors. Amid all the fun and frivolities of exploring, it’s important to have peace of mind that your child … Continue reading

The Woman In Black: Review by Chasing Esme

I was invited by The Torch Theatre to review their latest production, The Woman In Black on Wednesday, October 5. I arrived at The Torch Theatre with Lynne in tow, and once we had collected our tickets, headed staight for … Continue reading

Guest post by Helen Sims

Yesterday, I published a review of Taking Steps by Helen Sims.  Helen is an unbelievably strong 34-year-old woman, whose book Taking Steps is an entertaining and inspiring collection of poems, short stories and articles. She has had Cerebral Palsy since birth, … Continue reading

Frankenstein: The best ballet I’ve ever seen

Having never seen Frankenstein before, I was extremely looking forward to seeing it performed as a ballet, after being provided with tickets by The Torch Theatre. I must admit, I was feeling a little skeptical – how can a monster … Continue reading

Robot by CJ Wildheart: My review

CJ Wildheart released his new album, ‘Robot’ thanks to his fans, who gave him the support to produce it through Pledge. So, when it arrived, I thought I’d write a review regarding my first impressions, having listened to the album … Continue reading

Review of Turandot at The Torch Theatre

This weekend, I took my Nan along to The Torch Theatre to watch Puccini’s fantastic opera, Turandot, beamed live from The Metropolitan Opera in New York. I’d already seen Turandot before, and was so impressed that when I saw that … Continue reading