My week at the BBC…

After completing a weeks work experience at BBC Cymru Wales it's safe to say that I never knew just how much I could learn in a short amount of time. The experience very much veered away from the tea making stereotype of work experience and instead I met a fantastic team of people. I was …

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Creative Hubs in the City!

As I push forward with my third year dissertation research I realise just how much creativity is going on in Cardiff. My research involves investigating the gap in between academia and creative work spaces, focusing on what benefits can arise from this collaboration and the potential barriers to be addressed. Creative spaces are a current …

Assassin’s Creed Review

From director Justin Kurzel comes a fast-paced, entertaining film in the form of Assassin's Creed. I'm not entirely sure what drew me to go and watch a film based upon a video game released in 2007 but I vaguely remember an 11-year old me watching my brother play the game with a certain fascination... ** …

Stoke Rochford Hall

Alongside juggling university work and job applications this Christmas break, my boyfriend and I managed to escape to the country for a few days, to a beautiful part of Lincolnshire at Stoke Rochford Hall. The hotel is a Victorian building set within 28 acres of parkland to explore. The hotel's interior is magnificent with roaring …

Fantastic Beasts Hunt!

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them on opening night was just as magical as anticipated. The film is set seventy years before Harry Potter’s arrival at Hogwarts and follows the exciting story of Newt Scamander when his magical creatures are loose in New York, 1926. The film was produced by the legendary David Heyman …

Twin Lakes “Xtreme Scream Park”

It was a dark night, the night before Halloween. As we stood in the crisp autumnal air, I pulled my scarf tighter around myself for warmth and probably reassurance. Fresh screams permeated the air and ghostly cackles chilled our bones… Getting into the spirit of Halloween, my boyfriend and I decided to visit the “Xtreme …

“The Wondercrump World of Roald Dahl…”

Disheartened by the fact that I missed Cardiff's "City of The Unexpected" in September, I decided to drag my boyfriend along to the Millennium Centre's magical exhibition for a peek at the interactive journey. Granted, we were the youngest people there without children, but this didn't stop us from joining in with the spirit of …

Research with Creative Cardiff

I think it's only fitting to begin my first post with sharing my experience of what inspired me to create a blog in the first place. I have recently completed an 8 week research project with Creative Cardiff, a network that aims to connect the creative community across the city. The opportunity to be a part …