conference · manchester · university

Women in Media 2017

To celebrate International Women’s Day I was part of an incredible team running a Women in Media Conference over the 4th and 5th March in Manchester. The weekend was full to bursting with inspirational speakers, panels, and workshops. There was something for everyone — covering print media, broadcasting, digital media and even, acting and presenting.… Continue reading Women in Media 2017

Billy Elliot · manchester · Musical · Palace Manchester · performance · review · Theatre

Billy Elliot

It’s not very often that we get great northern theatre — theatre based in the north but also about the north. Now that Billy Elliot’s tour has made its way to Manchester’s Palace Theatre the north is in for a treat. The tale of Billy Elliot is heart warming from start to finish, it explore… Continue reading Billy Elliot

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Bullet Journal: University

The Bullet Journal was something I thought I’d start and never really finish. Surprisingly I’ve completed my first notebook with the summer’s thoughts, agenda’s and to-do lists. Now that autumn is here, and university has begun again— I’ve gained a new notebook (a dotted underwater blue Moleskin) and altered my layout for the term. First… Continue reading Bullet Journal: University

books · fiction · literature · manchester · Waterstones

Buying a blind book

Occasionally bookshops can become a little overwhelming, some have far too much choice, rooms full of shelves requiring your attention. It’s hard to know where to begin. So as I headed into town with the small mission of wanting (another) new book to read, I came across a slightly different presentations of fiction. Waterstones held a… Continue reading Buying a blind book

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Macbeth

Is this a dagger which I see before me, its handle toward my hand? Macbeth, Macbeth oh worthy Macbeth. I do enjoy a bit of Shakespeare, and seeing the Bard’s work on stage overrides any understanding you can gain from reading alone. I therefore found myself at Manchester’s HOME to see a modern take on… Continue reading Macbeth