Every now and then, I find myself with a small list of things I want to talk about but don't exactly warrant a whole blog post of writing. So today I'm going to talk about some of those things and stuff I'm really loving lately or really excited about.
I've just had a week off work so have certainly been catching up on all my favourite TV shows and the like. Having just treated myself to an Xbox One, I'm really loving Resident Evil Revelations and Tomb raider Definitive Edition lately. Insidious Chapter Three was really good last week, but I've also recently watched and absolutely loved Rush (a story about two competing F1 drivers, starring Chris Hemsworth) and If I Stay, which is based on a book I read last year. On Netflix, I'm currently binging on Orange Is The New Black, Parks & Recreation and Between. Phew.
THE CRYSTAL MAZE
The Crystal Maze is back baby! In case you haven't already heard, Little Lion Entertainment decided to make everyone's dreams come true and set up a fun via Indiegogo to raise money so that they could re-create the set in the centre of London for an immersive experience. They raised their target goal of £500,000 in just one week! The experience won't be shown on TV but yes, the traditional crystal dome will be there as they are trying to make it as close to the show as possible and even Richard O'Brien is going to be involved! I always wanted to go on The Crystal Maze when I was younger so even though I just know I'm going to be hopeless at it, I've already bagged myself a ticket. Early bird tickets are now sold out (who's surprised), but you can pledge to their fund and grab yourself a ticket now for just £45 here. It's all due to be up and running by late 2015 (October time) and I am SO DAMN EXCITED. See you all there...WILL YOU START THE FANS PLEASE!
TWENTY ONE PILOTS
I tried so hard not to like these guys as I really didn't think they would be my kind of thing. I was wrong. With a mixture of upbeat tunes you can sing your heart out too and darker, thoughtful rap songs, these guys have it all. You've all no doubt already heard of these dudes but in case you haven't, or you're just really stubborn like me, swallow your pride and check them out now. You won't be disappointed.
CROSS STITCH TATS
How freakin' cool is this new tattoo trend?! For someone who is a self confessed cross stitcher (that sounds kinda dirty spoken out loud...), I'm totally on this trend already and planning one for my next bit of ink. They just all look so quirky and cool and I bet they would look so feminine using pretty pastel colours.
I've got a few awesome gigs coming up that I'm looking forward, especially as it's been a while since I've seen a band live and even longer since I've been to a local gig. Tomorrow I'm heading down to The Horn in St Albans to see some local bands play which should be fun as The Horn always has a really great atmosphere. Thursday I'm seeing Funeral For A Friend at Kiln Farm in Milton Keynes, and early in August the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus boys are returning to London as part of their mini UK Tour. Can't. Wait. Tickets are available for all of these gigs still now, so have a google and grab some if you fancy it. Small and intimate gigs with big amazing bands are always super fun..
These are just a few things I'm currently digging lately, a mixture of music, movies and, er, The Crystal Maze! Most of this has come about because I've had a week off work and have actually had time to indulge in some of my favourite things so hopefully now that I'm back at work I can try and keep it up.
What things are you really loving lately? Let me know with a comment!