Halloween What-Not-To-Wear

If there’s one thing that we can rely on to re-inject a sense of excitement into the ever-quickening darkness of autumn, it’s the build up to Halloween: the night when scary becomes the new edgy and fake blood ascends to take its place as the new cosmetic must-have. However nothing shatters this atmosphere perhaps more effectively than the sight of a can’t-be-more-than-fourteen year old leaping … Continue reading Halloween What-Not-To-Wear

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Seeds and Triple Chocolate Halloween Apples

Photo credit: Flickr Now, Halloween is just a couple of days away… achingly close to an eve of jack-o-lantern carving, toffee apple bobbing and one of the most inventive fancy dress occasions of the year. A couple of things I do find however are the following… 1) Pumpkins can be a bit intimidating. They’re pretty unavailable for most of the year and then suddenly Halloween … Continue reading Salted Caramel Pumpkin Seeds and Triple Chocolate Halloween Apples

Review: Exeter Comedy Club Night

Photo credit: southwest shows As one of the UK’s longest running comedy nights, a Friday evening with the Exeter Comedy Club sounded wonderful, especially as it was held in the Corn Exchange. I took the chance to see this event in the lovely and surprisingly big venue tucked away just off the high street. It was a packed night, with every table full. The show … Continue reading Review: Exeter Comedy Club Night

Review: Doe, Pale Angels and Bangers at The Cavern

Kicking off the new term in Exeter’s best underground live music venue, The Cavern, were three killer indie rock bands; Doe, Pale Angels and Bangers. All three are signed to local record label, Specialist Subject Records, based on Gandy Street. This was the first night of their joint mini-tour which sees them play in Brighton, Sheffield, Swansea and Southampton before rounding it off with a … Continue reading Review: Doe, Pale Angels and Bangers at The Cavern