• Outings

    The Duck House at Vaudeville Theatre

    It’s almost four years since H and I drove the¬†209 miles down to London to catch Ben Miller star in The Duck House; a comedy set in the political turmoil of the expenses crisis. I’d bought the tickets as an anniversary present, choosing the very last showing on Saturday 29 March 2014 – if you’re going to a comedy play, you do the last night. Always.¬†Because the script gets thrown out the window and everything that can go wrong tends to and it’s the best thing ever. My sides hurt from laughing so much. Not going to lie, my driving need to see The Duck House was Ben playing the…

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    Bolton Comic Con

    Today, me and Mel meandered over to the Macron Stadium for Bolton Comic Con. I’ve done a few conventions now, so I know what I’m about – small bag for phone, purse and tissues, comfy footwear, and light clothing because con halls get hot. Or not. OMG, it was so cold! I swear the air con was on. I’m not sure whether the heating was down to stadium staff or the con organisers, but either way, it’s not good to leave your GoH freezing. It was less Andrew Lee Potts and more Andrew Lee Popsicle. He was very sweet, though, and eager to chat given the lack of morning rush.…