First MCM Comic Con of 2018 draws in the crowds and star-studded line-up for a blockbuster weekend of pop culture LONDON, UK – March 2018 – MCM Comic Con, the UK’s largest organiser of pop culture events held its first con of the year in March, battling through the snow for its most feature-packed Birmingham … Read more

MCM London Comic Con 2017 Review


Last weekend heralded yet another MCM London Comic Con at the Excel Centre.

Despite it being October and the forecasters predicting grey dreary weather, we were treated to a crisp, sunny and sometimes warm day, this immediately means the Con grows, as more and more people flooded outside to stretch their legs, enjoy the temperate weather and take advantage of some more space to take some pictures of the amazing Cosplay on show.   Which, takes us nicely on to my only niggle of the day, that is that had the weather not been wonderful for the time of year, I cannot imagine how the inside of the Excel would have felt.

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MCM London Comic Con – 26 – 28 May 2017

   MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON MCM London Comic Con celebrates 31st show with superhero battles, a Comic Carnaval and cosplaying fans galore   The first MCM London Comic Con of 2017 has just closed its doors to a successful weekend of sun, superhero battles and 130,212 sci-fi fans, gamers, comic collectors, movie … Read more

Relax! It’s a Party!

Kids Parties I have a four year old son, who is just starting out on his journey of birthday parties, and so me with him!  I have so far managed to avoid with big treats and family tea parties sufficing, but already with the fifth birthday looming, I know I won’t be able avoid it … Read more

Horror Con Birmingham

Birmingham Horror Con

Birmingham Horror Con
Scarrryyyyy times were had last week at the Birmingham Horror Con.  I have been to many a con but this was my very first Horror Con, and as a massive but fairly new Horror Fan – I loved it!


A trip to Edgbaston Stadium was also a first, but I was very impressed at this choice of venue, with its easy access and plenty of parking.  It was a spot on, with enough room for the big crowds attending, but not too much so it was a rattler (too big a venue, which makes even a good crowd seem to shrink)!

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Cake or diet? Cake or diet?


Its January, everyone is on a diet, and my thighs are looking more wobbly and spam-like on a daily basis! So really I should be doing a recipe feature on salads or possibly ‘dust” (a Little Britain reference for those who remember!), but bugger it! I like cake, and I really like carrot cake and the fact it contains carrots makes me feel slightly better! It is after a vegetable!

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