• Photography

    The Milky Way

    Some people would think it mad, some foolish staying out till 3 or 4 am to get a shot of the milky way, but that is what me and a group of friends done last week. ive always wondered in awee how people get these fab photographs. So when my local group decided to have a late night i was up for the challenge. We set off at 9pm in a convoy of 3 cars headed for “Dark Skies” driving along familar roads with street lights then out into the country side crossing single lane bridges that were built for horse and carts.  After and hour and a half we…

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    Digital Scavenger Hunt

    The Hunt is on: Students could win a year’s tuition fees by completing digital scavenger hunt The UK’s largest student accommodation provider is giving students a chance to win a year’s free university tuition, if they can complete a ‘digital scavenger hunt’. The Leap Digital Scavenger Hunt will send digital-savvy students on an adventure around the internet for the chance to earn more than £9,000 – equivalent to a year’s tuition fees – as UK fees remain the highest in Europe. The UK’s largest student accommodation provider has launched a digital scavenger hunt which gives students a chance to win a year’s free tuition, if they can complete the three-round…

  • Health

    The Black Dog I never write about my health issues as i find baring my soul hard to take, but today after feeling under the weather for a few days despite being on longterm antidepressants. Today it has struck me that im sinking into that horrible hole where i hoped i wouldnt end up again. Ive had depression now many years from what started as “PND” post natal depression some 25yr ago. I have sunk into black holes for sometimes a reason and sometimes not and this time there is no rhyme or reason to it. Everything is fine at home, im on holiday from University which i love we…

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    Bank Holiday Monday, May 28th

    Happy Bank Holiday one and all. what is everyone up to today? we are having a chillaxing kinda day may cut the grass if it stays dry but after a whole day car booting yesterday the bones ache a bit-old age creeping up me thinks. sitting here at 7am been up 3 hours already, weather is dry and foggy tempted to go for an early morning walk with camera..mmm

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    Morning all

    This week ive been busy decorating our bedroom, so havent had much time for blogging as it took longer than i had planned we did manage to sneak in a couple of walks so we didnt miss all of the nice weather. Hope you like some of the photos i took while out and about. Normal service will be resumed asap.

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    Good Morning

    Morning all last week at uni this week for me gutted my first year is almost over but will be chuffed to see my youngest graduate in July. Looking forward to balloons in Durham end of May, Tall Ships Race in July and Sunderland International Air Show so lots to see and do coming up. **update** well the first year of my Extended Media Degree complete barring one small piece to write up tomorrow its been a fab year, especially loving PR and Hope to continue this into yrs 2 &3 numbers permitting. I’m personally now on a bit of a high that its over and I got through without a mental…

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    Mary And The Witches Flower.

    If you’re a fan of Anime movies you will love this one and even if you aren’t a fan its still a very enjoyable family-friendly movie.Released today May 4th. The movie  ideal for bank holiday fun and a well deserved trip to the cinema for a family get together. check out the trailer here — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlN-3n_xY98&t=2s. Mary is a young girl who arrives in the village of Redmanor to stay with her Great-Aunt Charlotte. After discovering a ‘fly-by-night’, a rare flower that blooms once every seven years, Mary is spirited away to Endor College, a college for young witches and warlocks. There, she meets Madame Mumblechook and Doctor Dee, who celebrate…

  • Entertainment

    May the 4th be with you

    As most of you are already aware May 4th is now known as Star Wars Day.  “May the 4th(force) be with you” but whether you are a big fan of the movies or not you will love this Stormtrooper bluetooth enabled speaker. The Original Stormtrooper Bluetooth Speaker will be launched on May the 4th. As all film fanatics know this is also May the 4th Be With You Day! Featuring full-size helmet design and a limited edition of just 450. Includes Certificate of Authenticity signed by Original Stormtrooper creator, Andrew Ainsworth, himself. This beautifully crafted, sleek and stylish speaker has been made in collaboration with Andrew Ainsworth, the man who created…

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    LetterBox Cakes and save 15%

    I recently had the pleasure of reviewing a “letterbox cake” from the lovely people at Bakerdays.com. As it was the father in laws birthday the following week Opted to get a cake sent to him, sadly I never got to taste it as he lives 300 miles away but it was a lovely surprise for him and he did say it tasted yummy. With a selection of cakes to suit every occasion.letterbox cakes are a fab little gift that really does fit through your letterbox. They arrived safely packaged in a 5-inch tin, we opted for this DIY/builder design as Mick is a builder and had it personalised without names.…

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