Created in 2014, Carpe Diem Emmie is a Midlands based Lifestyle, Theatre and Travel blog. Ran by Emmie, a 28 year old woman based in rural Leicestershire.

In the day Emmie works in a primary school where she is passionate about inclusion and mental health. In the evening she escapes to the cultural world.

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Dining Experience at Blue Grill Restaurant, Thoresby Hall Hotel, Nottinghamshire.

Thoresby Hall is a gorgeous stately home on the edge of Nottingham's Sherwood Forest. The house still hosts original features that are enjoyed by guests today. You can enjoy the deep armchairs in the vaulted splendour of the Great Hall (it had an almost Hogwarts feel about it for sure!), it…

2018 Reads #04

Guess who has finally found the time to sit down and write about the books I've been reading recently? Summer has been and gone so I'm definitely tucking into more cosier reads now it's Autumn. 
I wrote a post at the beginning of Summer entitled The 10 Books I'll Be Reading This Su…

REVIEW | OVO, Cirque du Soleil.

Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham ★★★★★

Fifty acrobatic performers from 17 countries wow the audience in OVO; a show that celebrates both nature and co-existence. After seeing their production of Varekai last year I was thrilled to see what OVO would have to offer. OVO is Soleil's 25th show and w…

REVIEW | Shrek The Musical, UK Tour.

Shrek The Musical
Theatre Royal, Nottingham  ★★★★
If its a feel-good night at the theatre you are after then Shrek The Musical is just the ticket you need to be buying. Shrek is everyone's favourite ogre and the screen to stage adaptation has been loved by audiences throughout the UK and in its su…

What Happened When I Quit My Job.

This Autumn I made it one of my goals to share this specific chapter in my career, 12 months on from one of the biggest decisions I have ever had to make. Last September I made the decision to hand my notice into my full-time job as a Teaching Assistant to embark on a new career in social media ma…

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