Jack and the Beanstalk

Last night I was lucky enough to watch Birmingham Hippodrome’s annual festive pantomime, the Hippodrome holds the biggest pantomime in the UK and this year they put on Jack and the Beanstalk. I’ve seen a lot of pantos but this was the first one I’d seen at the Hippodrome and I was dazzled by the…

What I’ve learnt in 2014

  When reading Emma Gannon’s blog  post titled “Lessons I’ve learnt in 2014” I was inspired to write one similar. As Christmas comes around so does the New Year and we all have those moments of looking back. I try my hardest never to look back and regret what has happened in the last year but there…

London and Miss Saigon

I took a trip to London yesterday with my mum as I do every December as I always find Christmas in London so magical. Everywhere is covered in decorations and blasting Christmas music, it’s impossible not to feel festive. The trip was a present for my 18th birthday as I was going to see Miss…

My Christmas wishlist

This is not a post I’d normally write but considering all my posts for the next week and a half have to be about Christmas, I thought I’d throw in my wish list. To me the most important thing about Christmas is the food, followed by the music, the decorations and the traditions but coming…

The Nutcracker

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a trip to see The Nutcracker. The winter production by the Birmingham Royal Ballet never ceases to amaze me with its enthralling spectacle. The ballet begins set in a grand mansion on Christmas Eve. Clara, the principle ballerina of the show, is celebrating Christmas Eve with her family and friends….