Month: December 2018

Mr Popper’s Penguins at SEC

Mr Poppers Penguins is a  musical adaptation of the popular children’s book of the same name by Richard and Florence Atwater that was first published in 1938.  Before I go into a bit more about the story and my thoughts on the show, it’s worth saying a few words about the type of show you’re in for to manage your expectations. It’s essentially a musical stage show, not unlike any other theatrical musical you may have seen. I’m not so sure everyone in the audience on the day we attended had done their homework. I saw a few people...

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Cinderella at SEC Armadillo

Panto Season is in full swing…Oh no it isn’t!! (Sorry, couldn’t resist!!)  I took my eldest (6 years old) to see Cinderella at the SEC Armadillo. We were joined for the festivities by my sister-in-law and her two eldest kids (13 and 10).  It’s starts as expected with a burst of glitz and glamour from ‘Fairy Alice’ played by Frances Thorburn  (River City and Waterloo Road). She opened up the show in the broadest comedic Glaswegian accent referring to herself as “Gallus Alice from Shieldinch!”   We all know the background of Cinderella and the production doesn’t deviate much...

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FM World Uk

Hey there! As you’ve no doubt noticed, I haven’t posted on the site for a while. I’ve been really busy with work and the kids so just haven’t found the time. But I’m determined to get back up and running so expect some more reviews and other content dropping in over the coming weeks! Talking of work, I’ve also started up as a distributor of FW World UK. Yeah…I’d never heard of them either until I bought some perfume from another distributor! They manufacture and distribute fragrances, make-up, body care and nutritional products.  Because I liked the perfume (and...

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