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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!

Manchester International Film Festival 2017

Manchester International Film Festival 2017

Manchester International Film Festival 2017 brings us themes of rising stars, be who you are say what you feel, and women in film, here are our top picks…

Urban Exploration – Rauceby Hospital, Sleaford

Urban Exploration – Rauceby Hospital, Sleaford

Our first Urbex of 2017 brought us to Sleaford. We visited the Bass Maltings and Rauceby Hospital, originally known as Kesteven County Asylum.

2016 – My Year in Review

2016 – My Year in Review

2016 has been another amazing year for me. Most importantly, I got engaged! Here’s a summary of all the other awesome things from 2016.

Shudder – Netflix for horror fans

Shudder – Netflix for horror fans

Shudder claims to be the largest selection of horror, thrillers and paranormal films available online, but is it worth it? We’re going to take a look…

What to expect when owning a Siberian kitten

What to expect when owning a Siberian kitten

Owning a Siberian kitten can be an amazing thing, but here are a few things I wish people had told me before I got one (or two).



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