This years Christmas panto at Hull New Theatre is the exciting tale of Cinderella. Hannah Nicholas plays the down-trodden Cinderella who transforms from rags to riches, outwits her Wicked Stepmother and very Ugly Sisters and, with the help of her hilarious friend Buttons, father Baron Hardup and one very magical Fairy Godmother – wins the heart of the dashing Prince Charming. We went to see the action on Tuesday evening and let… View Post

This Christmas Season Charles Dickens classic tale of the young orphaned boy –  Oliver Twist hits the stage at Hull Truck Theatre and in true Hull Truck style it has a few “twists” of its own! Following the huge popularity of last year’s A Christmas Carol, writer Deborah McAndrew returns with a show packed with dance and song, including traditional carols, folk tunes and new music. Directed by Mark Babych it was both an… View Post

This week has been rather wet and windy hasn’t it? Combined with feeling rough at the start of it, I have wanted to do anything but all of the above! The cold dull days have made me want to hibernate, sleep and snuggle with Christmas movies, and aside from Tuesday when I did just that, we have had a rather busy and full on week as we take another step… View Post

Our little master bedroom is finally finished (bar the odd plant maybe) and I am excited to share it with you! Believe it or not, it is the first time in our married life, that we have actually had a bedroom of ours finished. Our first home was rented so it was never an option, and our next home had a long list of “To Do’s” that never got done,… View Post