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Underground adventure – Go Below Challenge trip

Underground adventure – Go Below Challenge trip

The Go Below Challenge is an underground adventure including a boat ride, zip line, traverse, abseil, and waterfall climb. Here’s what we thought…

MIF – What if Women Ruled the World?

MIF – What if Women Ruled the World?

For Manchester International Festival, What if Women Ruled the World is a dramatic artwork pondering one of life’s great questions.

Becoming a teacher – PGCE Secondary Computer Science

Becoming a teacher – PGCE Secondary Computer Science

Put together my love of teaching and my passion for inspiring young people with technology and you get my next career – a Computer Science teacher!

How to experience Hong Kong in two days

How to experience Hong Kong in two days

The destination for our honeymoon was Bali, but we decided to make Hong Kong a quick city break on the way. Here’s how we experienced Hong Kong in two days.

MIF – Party Skills for the End of the World

MIF – Party Skills for the End of the World

Party Skills for the end of the World is an immersive show, created for Manchester International Festival, showing you how to celebrate your life.

BarCamp Manchester 2017 – cancelled

BarCamp Manchester 2017 – cancelled

It is with a heavy heart that I announce I will not be running BarCamp Manchester in 2017. It’s been an amazing three years though!

Urban Exploration – Taman Festival, Bali

Urban Exploration – Taman Festival, Bali

Taman Festival Park in Bali was abandoned around 20 years ago. Rumours of ghosts and human flesh craving crocodiles weren’t putting us off from visiting!

Everything you need to know about Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing

Everything you need to know about Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing

Urban axe throwing has finally made it’s way to Manchester, so we popped over to Whistle Punks to see what all the fuss was about…

Urban Exploration – Newsham Park Asylum, Liverpool

Urban Exploration – Newsham Park Asylum, Liverpool

Newsham Park Asylum is a site I’ve wanted to visit for a while, and we had the opportunity to do an explore very recently. Thankfully no ghosts appeared…

Manchester International Film Festival 2017

Manchester International Film Festival 2017

MANIFF 2017 returned to Odeon Printworks for it’s third year, with themes of Rising Stars, Be who you are, Say what you feel, and Women in Film.

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Urban Exploration – Cheadle Royal Hospital

Urban Exploration – Cheadle Royal Hospital

We visited Cheadle Royal Hospital, formerly Manchester Royal Lunatic Asylum for an urban exploration early this year, and here’s what we found.

Date Night at The Printworks

Date Night at The Printworks

With Valentines just around the corner, we found the perfect place for a date night in Manchester. Head to The Printworks for food & a film under one roof!



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