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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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The Books I Read in April 2020

"So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install a lovely bookshelf on the wall" - Roald Dahl 

I'm not sure where April went to but with it, 5 books were read and 1, I did not finish. This month brought with it lots of great weather, …

INTERVIEW | David O'Reilly, Everybody's Talking About Jamie

We have been in "lockdown" for a month now, oh how life has shifted in that month. We've been attempting to follow workouts by the hundreds through social media, trying to organise our entire lives and navigate ourselves through a temporary normal. One of the people I've been tuni…

Rosie Kay's 10 Favourite Dance Productions.

Rosie Kay is one of the leading female choreographers within the UK. Located within the West Midlands means we're able to embrace the athletic movement, rigorous research and intelligent theatricality that Rosie has become renowned for. Rosie Kay has been involved in an incredible amount of pro…

INTERVIEW | Matthew Forbes, Zazu Lion King UK Tour

The theatres may be shut for the foreseeable future right now but continuing to chat about the wonderful industry is exactly what I am driven to do in the upcoming weeks. Other than listening to the musical soundtracks repeatedly during my working day or tuning in to one of my favourite musical th…

March 2020 in Books.

“So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.”
- Matilda, Roald Dahl.

March probably felt longer than Janua…

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