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. […]

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 […]

#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 […]

#RWC2019 Semi-Finals Round-Up

Another incredible weekend at the #RWC2019 – Here is your Gingerbread of Heaven Semi Finals Round Up… Saturday 26 October, kick off 9am BST (Yokohama) #ENGvNZL FT19-7 WOW! Just wow!! Incredible performance by England who crushed the All Blacks in a thrilling world cup semi-final! Whilst there was no question that England could defeat New […]

#RWC2019 Quarter Final Knock Outs – Round Up

A cracking weekend of knock-out rugby where eight teams battled for a place in the Semi Finals. Saturday 19th October #ENGvAUS FT40-16 KO 8:15am (Oita Stadium) #CRUSHED England Rugby smash the Wallabies in an epic Quarter Final in #RWCOita ! England progress to their first semi final since 2007. Well done England!! Congrats to Kyle […]

#RWC2019 Week 4 Round-up

What a week it’s been at the Rugby World Cup as the pool matches drew to a close. Typhoon Hagibis caused havoc and destruction, but Japan has inspired the world with their resilience both on and off the rugby field. Tuesday 8th October #RSAvCAN FT66-7 A spectacle of tries for the Springboks as they eased […]