Seven Favourite Soap Plotlines of 2019

As many of you are now aware, I’m a massive fan of soap operas. Yes, they’re a bit silly but soaps consistently provide us with edge-of-your-seat, water cooler moments that make for must-see TV. With the start of a New Year, I thought now was the perfect time to give my verdict on soap in 2019 by outlining by seven favourite soap plotlines of the year. Buckle up for a wild ride… Continue reading “Seven Favourite Soap Plotlines of 2019”

Seven Classic Mood Lifting Songs For Any Music Connoisseurs Playlist

Music has this unique ability to inspire and empower us, so here’s a little suggestion – next time you’re feeling down, try these seven classic mood lifting songs that are ideal for any music connoisseurs playlist…

We all need a little pick-me-up from time to time. Whenever I’m feeling down, I pop in some earphones, turn the volume up and hit the play button. Music has this unique ability to inspire and empower us, so here’s a little suggestion – next time you’re feeling down, try these seven classic mood lifting songs that are ideal for any music connoisseurs playlist… Continue reading “Seven Classic Mood Lifting Songs For Any Music Connoisseurs Playlist”

Seven Of My Favourite Figures In Literature… And Why I Love Them

Literary characters have the ability to draw us into these worlds and take us on these journeys – that’s something that I think deserves to be shouted about and celebrated. Here are seven of my favourite figures in literature and why I love them…

I have always been a passionate lover of literature. Books are so magical; they take us away from the real world, and carry us on a journey of discovery and adventure, making you a different person when you finish turn over that last page. It’s the characters that have the ability to draw us into these worlds and take us on these journeys – that’s something that I think deserves to be shouted about and celebrated. Here are seven of my favourite figures in literature and why I love them… Continue reading “Seven Of My Favourite Figures In Literature… And Why I Love Them”

I’ve Finally Discovered Pottermore And I’m Totally Geeking Out

From the minute I cracked open Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone for the first time, I’ve been hooked. Well, I’ve recently discovered Pottermore and I think any Harry Potter fan worth their salt needs to explore this site.

Like any kid born in the late 80s/early 90s, I’m a total Harry Potter geek. From the minute I cracked open Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone for the first time, I’ve been hooked. Well, I’ve recently discovered Pottermore and I think any Harry Potter fan worth their salt needs to explore this site. It’s basically a treasure trove of fascinating info that any Potterhead is destined to love! Continue reading “I’ve Finally Discovered Pottermore And I’m Totally Geeking Out”

Guilty Pleasures: I’m Outing Myself As A Soap Fan

I feel like I’m about to take a very bold step. It’s OK Joe, take a deep breath, you’ll be fine. Here it goes. I’d like to share with you all today that I’m a fan of soap operas…

I feel like I’m about to take a very bold step. It’s OK Joe, take a deep breath, you’ll be fine. Here it goes. I’d like to share with you all today that I’m a fan of soap operas. And when I say I’m a fan, I mean that I’m a massive fan. There may be a lot of social stigma attached to watching soaps, but they’ve served an important purpose in my life, so today I’m here to defend their honour. Continue reading “Guilty Pleasures: I’m Outing Myself As A Soap Fan”

My Enduring Love Affair With Evita

I have a confession to make. I’m a massive, and I mean massive, musical theatre fan. Throughout my life I’ve become passionately besotted with a range of productions, from Rent to Wicked, but there’s one musical that I adore more than any other. This is Evita, the first musical I ever watched and indeed, the production which kick-started my lifelong relationship with this genre of entertainment. Sit back, relax and keep reading, as I narrated the story of my enduring love affair with EvitaContinue reading “My Enduring Love Affair With Evita”

Seven Channels You Should Subscribe To On YouTube

YouTube is to the 21st Century what television was the 20th. The rise of this innovative content sharing platform has allowed us to access more information than ever before, expanding our horizons and enriching society in the process. But with so many videos out there, it’s hard to know how to truly maximise this cutting-edge digital medium’s vast potential. That’s where I come in.

I’ve always has a vast thirst for knowledge, and with the rise of YouTube I’ve been able to indulge my insatiable curiosity to a degree I’ve never been able to before. I’m basically the expert when it comes to what to watch on YouTube, as I’m on there way too often! So utilising my considerable knowledge, here are my suggestions for seven channels you should subscribe to on YouTube… Continue reading “Seven Channels You Should Subscribe To On YouTube”

What Are The Best Songs From Beyonce’s New Album?

Recently, global superstar Beyonce released her sixth studio album Lemonade. Labelled “Beyonce’s most personal, political and powerful album yet” by Digital Spy, Lemonade masterfully dissects complex themes such as infidelity, love, black female empowerment and racial politics. Here I ask: what are the best songs from Beyonce’s new album? Continue reading “What Are The Best Songs From Beyonce’s New Album?”

Five Tracks You Should Check Out From Now 93

I’m a big fan of the Now That’s What I Call Music (often referred to as just Now) compilation albums. These records collate the best tunes pop music has to offer, providing listeners with a steady array of addictive songs. I recently bought Now 93; here are five tracks from the album that you just have to check out. Continue reading “Five Tracks You Should Check Out From Now 93”