Birthday Blood Bowl

The release of the updated edition of Blood Bowl coincided with James’ new year birthday and it was the perfect theme choice for his birthday supper that year. Blood Bowl is a fantasy football game created for Games Workshop as a parody of American Football, and features Warhammer favourites, the Orcs going head-to-head against a […]

Raktajino to go!

I have always admired the on-board travel mugs used by the crew of the USS Defiant (NX-74205). For any fan of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, these mugs will be very familiar, having made their debut in Season 3, when Starfleet revealed the prototype Defiant class battleship, which was originally commissioned to combat the Borg. […]

Walk For Endo 2020

Thank you to everyone who sponsored me for Walk For Endo.  I’ve raised an amazing total of £408 (which includes gift aid donations) thanks to you all for supporting me and this worthy cause.  This money is desperately needed to help fund more research into this chronic disease, and just by supporting me, you have […]

Hogwarts Birthday Feast

I was looking through my blog posts earlier looking to find some pictures from previous Harry Potter themed parties we have hosted (in readiness for our Harry Potter Halloween 2020 dinner party), only to discover that I had not uploaded a post from the party we organised for our god-daughter back in 2019. It was […]

“I didn’t know there was so much green in the whole galaxy” – Take a trip to Takadona (after lockdown, of course!)

2015 was a great year for Star Wars fans. It was the year that Episode VII: The Force Awakens, was released, the first Star Wars movie since the release of The Revenge of the Sith in 2005, and heralded the first of the final trilogy for the franchise. It certainly didn’t disappoint. A beautifully shot […]

Star Wars Day 2020 – May the 4th be with you!

As you will know, the England household always celebrates Star Wars Day, and 2020 was a particularly unusual one for everyone, as we were all stuck at home for lockdown. Whilst the usual UK bank holiday was moved from May 4th to May 8th due to the VE Day Celebrations (75 years), we decided to […]

Six Nations 2020 Suspended: Covid-19

Welsh shirt dusted off, tickets in hand, we were looking forward to the 2020 Six Nations Championship climax weekend when normality was set aside and the new social distancing world order took hold. On the afternoon of Friday 13th March, the Wales v Scotland game, to be held at the Principality Stadium (Cardiff) the following […]

Take a trip to Westeros & Essos: Northern Ireland Road Trip 2019

This is a must for any Game of Thrones fan! A visit to Northern Ireland quickly reveals why it was an obvious choice for filming the epic Game of Thrones show, with such incredibly diverse landscapes suitable for locations across both Westeros & Essos. Whist the Dark Hedges was a particularly hectic place to visit […]

#RWC2019 GingerBreadOfHeaven On Tour – Japan Trip Highlights

All his bags are packed and he’s ready to go! JRFU biscuit is incredibly excited about his imminent trip to Japan, and Japan’s win against Ireland has certainly whetted his appetite for some rugby. First South Africa in #RWC2015 & now we have a sequel to the Miracle in Brighton courtesy of the incredible defeat […]

#RWC2019 Final Round-Up – Crunch Time!!

20 teams and 7 weeks later, we are now left with four biscuits standing. New Zealand face Wales in the bronze medal final, and England face two-time champions South Africa in the final. Friday 1st November Bronze Medal Final Kick-Off 9am GMT #NZLvWAL FT40-17 Wales has a colossal task ahead of them, as they faced […]