Put on a brave face for Goosebumps Alive + win a pair of tickets to see it

If Goosebumps gave you thrills as a kid and you’ve still got plenty of nostalgia for the series, you’ll be intrigued to hear that there’s a spine-tingling immersive experience coming to London that’s inspired by R.L Stine’s most memorable creations. From 6 April, you’ll be able to find out what happens when your childhood fearsContinue reading “Put on a brave face for Goosebumps Alive + win a pair of tickets to see it”

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I think I met a serial killer… Speed dating in St Paul’s

“Never again,” I’d decided after a nauseating speed dating experience three years ago. Where I’d expected cute, dateable men; instead I found a lot of desperate wife-hunters with mental checklists in tow. “Do you eat meat?”, “Are you religious?”, “Do you smoke?” were the sorts of questions fired my way, along with the bog-standard, “WhereContinue reading “I think I met a serial killer… Speed dating in St Paul’s”

A day in the life of a guide dog trainer

It’s distressing to consider the thought of losing your sight, vision, or sense of balance – when I’ve got a mild ear or eye infection I’ll moan and groan – but for some people, living with visual and auditory impairments is a part of every day life. Today is World Sight Day, a day that draws attentionContinue reading “A day in the life of a guide dog trainer”

Don’t let the coffee cup drive you…

A close friend shared this with me, and I was extremely grateful to have read and understood its meaning. I felt that it would be nice to share it on here too. It’s a short story with an uplifting moral – to enjoy the finer things in life and not be carried away by theContinue reading “Don’t let the coffee cup drive you…”