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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).

How I became a cat person

How I became a cat person

The short version – I got a cat… But for those of you looking for something more substantial, here’s the long version… Thank you for reading! GirlGeekUpNorth x Like me on Facebook – Follow me on Instagram – Follow me on Twitter

Scare Kingdom 2016 – Will you get snuffed?

Scare Kingdom 2016 – Will you get snuffed?

Scare Kingdom 2016 is my fifth year at the park, and every year I say it, this place just gets better and better, and this year, they have added Snuffhouse.

Grimmfest 2016 – The Highlights

Grimmfest 2016 – The Highlights

Grimmfest 2016 brought us tons of amazing films, with nine feature films making it onto our list of highlights! Let’s have a look at the best bits…

Urban Exploration – Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham

Urban Exploration – Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham

Selly Oak Hospital closed in 2012, and we visited as the main part of the building has already been demolished for a new housing estate.

Working at MadLab – one year on

Working at MadLab – one year on

Here’s a look back at my first year working at MadLab, the amazing things I have been given the chance to do, and all the opportunities it has brought me.

Supernova 2016

Supernova 2016

May Bank Holiday 2016 was Supernova, Manchester’s first sci-fi film festival. For two days at Odeon Printworks, we saw sci-fi cult classics to UK premieres!

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My Summer Moroccan Adventure

My Summer Moroccan Adventure

In April 2016 we visited Agadir in Morocco for four nights. Here’s our handy Agadir travel guide, and tips for if you’re planning your own visit.

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