Okay so I haven’t really blogged through December because I have been doing pantomime and for last 5 days I have practically lived at the theatre. Through December I performed twice a week and then on the 27th and 28th I got to ‘shadow’ a girl who was going up to play Cinderella so I would have to take her part. I also got to be a stage hand and that was really fun because it gave me a new perspective about what happens in the theatre and how it happens. It also shows you how much the backstage crew actually do and as a performer you learn to appreciate them and understand why they are yelling “GET THE FUCK OUT OF MY WAY!!!!” (It’s probably because they are moving a fireplace)… So that was cool and then on the 29th I went up to fill this role and I was shitting myself because I had only done one of the dances with the music but it went alright. There was this really hard dance that I do with this boy and I was almost crying because I was so scared that I was gonna slip coming out of one of the lifts. But I didn’t and I loved every minute of it. Now I only have 2 more shows left on Friday.
Right, so… CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!! Another reason for not blogging… I was in Wales… That was… Interesting… Yeah so we were there with all my Dad’s family except for my cousin Richard who lives in Canada and was with his wife’s family. Anyway Christmas was awesome because I got……………………….. wait for it……………………………………………… A MACBOOK PRO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH So that’s what I’m typing this on now!!!!!! It’s also my birthday present and probably part of next year’s christmas present but I DON’T CARE! I OWN A MACBOOK PRO!!!!!!! I also got some really cute bags, Chicago sheet music for piano, nail varnish, money and chocolate.
So what did everyone else get for Christmas (Elly I know what you got and I’m jelly so shut your face -_-)
Next order of business… NEW YEARS!!!! What’s everyone up to tonight?????? I think I’m off to Elly’s and some other friends are going too and we are all going to be antisocial together…
Right so I think that’s everything… Oh no WAIT!!!!!! If I can work out how to use the movie maker on here then I am going to make the greatly overrated 2013 video and put it onto my YouTube channel. I will put the video on here too if I make it…
I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I’m sorry! I said I would write a post and I didn’t I am so, so sorry! My only explanation is that my blog fell down two flights of stairs whilst wearing heels and was in hospital in a coma… I could say that but that would be lying and you deserve the truth!
The real reason I have not blogged is because I have been really ill (I had some sort of virus) over Christmas and haven’t been able to get out of bed! I kept coughing and getting flushes and getting dizzy and all that jazz! Alas, I am back but I can’t stay because I am still quite ill and need to go to sleep! I just thought you deserved an explanation of why my blog suddenly stopped! Anyway I am currently trying to decide whether to but Miranda Hart’s autobiography or to buy the Skulduggery Pleasant books (the newest two).
Just in case you’re wondering (but you’re probably not) I had a good Christmas in between coughing my guts up! The pantomime went really well and got amazing reviews and I am definitely auditioning for it this year! I got an iPhone 4 for Christmas so I’m happy and 2 fluffy dressing gowns!!! Anyway I really need to go now so I will try to blog tomorrow but I probably won’t!
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Right today’s post is going to be slightly random. I didn’t know what to write about and then suddenly I had a million ideas buzzing around my head! So I’m just going to let my mind wander and so you will probably end up with a string of random, completely unrelated thoughts and happenings! Just warning you in advance.
Okay first and foremost… THE RANDOM FLASHING DORMOUSE! Okay, allow me to explain. This came from performing at the theatre. The other day I was there and we were all dressed in our animal costumes and there is one girl who is called Devon and she’s only 6. Our costumes have had LED lights sewn into them and the battery packs are at the back and we have to turn them on ourselves. If you put the switch halfway across the lights flash and it looks like you’re having a rave in an animal costume! Anyway we were all on stage and we did this dance and then it goes to a blackout and we switch our lights off. Only Devon couldn’t get the switch across and in the middle of a pitch black theatre there was one random flashing dormouse!
Right, secondly, the flea circus. The director of the show is called Tony Lidington and is quite awesome (he has a moustache that flicks out at the ends!). Yesterday he told us that his contract had expired and was going back down to Devon until after Christmas. When we asked why he was leaving he said “Well my contract has expired and I need to get back to my flea circus,” me being the naive person I am asked what a flea circus was. I was told that it was a miniature circus that had performing fleas. I was like “Stop messing with me! Seriously, what’s a flea circus?”. I was again told that it was where fleas did tricks and stuff and that if I didn’t believe them to google it. Well today in history instead of reading about Franz Ferdinand I searched ‘flea circus’ and guess what?! Much to my amazement it is a circus that uses fleas!!! They harness them with thin gold wire and make them do tricks! Nowadays they mostly use electronics and remote-controlled stuff but there are still some genuine flea circuses! Can you believe that? FLEAS DOING TRICKS… IN A CIRCUS!
Finally, the flour cake game. If you have never played this game you must have had a very deprived childhood! Basically it’s a cake made out of flour with a sweet on the top (the best things to do it with are fried eggs or chocolate buttons) and you chop bits of the flour away with a knife and when the sweet falls from the top of the ‘cake’ the person who made the last chop has to stick their face in the flour and retrieve the sweet, no hands allowed!
Okay that wasn’t too random, me thinks. There is loads more I could say but this post is long enough so I am going to leave you pondering the concept of a cake made out of flour and picturing a flashing dormouse (not in THAT way!) and thinking about fleas so I can go and make myself something to eat!
Farvel! (that’s Danish for goodbye!)
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