CELEBRATING SHAKESPEARE WITH A SONNET WITH VIKING *

CELEBRATING SHAKESPEARE WITH A SONNET WITH VIKING *

He is one of the most celebrated poets, actors and playwrights in English history. His works are rich and diverse and they are something I spent hours studying in school, they have spawned television adaptations as well as comedy sitcoms, and I now live in the city that homes his theatre. The Globe. Yes, I am talking about William Shakespeare who still to this day continues to be one of the most important and influential literary figures of the English language. Today I celebrate what we assume is his birthday with my…

MAKING MOTHER’S DAY PERSONAL WITH STAMPIN UP *

MAKING MOTHER’S DAY PERSONAL WITH STAMPIN UP *

As a child I can’t ever remember my mum forking out for a card. It was the perfect opportunity to keep us busy and quiet whilst creating something a bit more personal. Yeah things got messy and I had paint and glitter in my hair for weeks but it didn’t matter as there was just something more special about a home-made card.  Years later I still enjoy finding glitter everywhere. Joking, but I do enjoy sitting down with my craft box and zenning out and getting a bit artsy. With…

#MERRIERTOGETHER WITH MOONPIG

#MERRIERTOGETHER WITH MOONPIG

Generally, I must admit I am one of those people who likes to leave Christmas to the last-minute. I hate Nov Christmas ads with a passion and when they started so early this year I felt fire burn within me! Maybe it’s the years spent working on the Coca Cola Christmas truck, or the fact my papa is a complete and utter Scrooge. I just believe it all comes around a lot earlier than needs be. However, last weekend I was invited to Moonpig’s Christmas event making me feel less…

THE IMPORTANCE OF PEN AND PAPER WITH #NATIONALSTATIONERYWEEK

THE IMPORTANCE OF PEN AND PAPER WITH #NATIONALSTATIONERYWEEK

In this day and age we live in a digital era, most of what we do in our daily lives revolve around technology and traditional means are slowly fading away! Instead of writing letters we send a quick text, postcards are replaced by Instagram posts, cheques are now wireless transfers  (that is unless your my nana who refuses to step into the world on online banking). Don’t get me wrong the advances of technology have so many positive notes and brought convenience into our lives. We are able to contact…