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Baby blog at Frost Magazine - 18 weeks

Frost Magazine

The next installment of my baby column is up at Frost Magazine


It's been a week of highs and lows with feeling drained and not wanting to leave the house, to getting to the bright lights of the West End and seeing David Tennant on stage. Parenting is exhausting at times but worth it when you see a happy baby!

Wendy's baby column

I've started a weekly column about my baby son Dillon at Frost Magazine - each will contain updates on baby development, goods recommended (and not) and baby Q&A's.

Check out the first installment: http://frostmagazine.com/category/columns/wendys-baby-column/

Me (a punter) and Amy Winehouse

We were in the queue to get some Caribbean food from one of the market traders and Amy Winehouse and entourage pushed in front of us. Not close enough for a photo with her or autograph (not that her minders were allowing any of that, let me tell you) but near enough to get a clearer look at the person and to hear her natural speaking voice as she ordered her lunch.

Celtic Rose - Hayley Griffiths

And I thought my baby had a good set of lungs - wow this lady can sing.


Its been quiet from me for a few days as my son’s christening was on Sunday. During the course of making preparations I used the services of some fantastic female led businesses and would like to recommend the following...

Short film competition and more - British Airways

Short Film competition
A short film competition is being funded by British Airways and managed (and eventually produced) by Tomboy Films. The website with the full details is https://www.greatbritons.ba.com/about_film
Deadline 27th July 2011...

Cheap theatre tickets for the under 30's

Finborough Theatre present
The World Premiere of
by Nick Gill
Directed by Kate Wasserberg
5 - 30 July 2011
REDUCED RATES: From 5 - 9 July only, £5 tickets for UNDER 30's; book online at http://www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk/productions/2011/production-mirror-te....

Behind Closed Doors - play by Rebekah Harrison

Following a major rewrite and now under the direction of Mike Friend, assisted by Jessica Higgins, Behind Closed Doors in its new format will premiere at The Lowry Studio, Salford Quays near Manchester, on the 7th and 8th July at 8pm.
Tickets are on sale now from www.thelowry.com priced at £10 (£8 conc).

Bromley Literary Festival - Ladies Who Love Day

Bromley in SE London are holding their first ever literary festival which runs from the 15th June to the 10th July 2011.
This Saturday the 25th June is 'Ladies Who Love Day' with a series of workshops and events...

Find out more on their facebook page and website

Kings Cross writing for the stage award

The Courtyard is delighted to announce that the 6th King’s Cross Award for New Writing was formally launched on 1st March 2011, and entries will be accepted between now and the closing date 1st September 2011. The Award, which is open to writers of all levels of experience resident in the UK or Republic of Ireland, seeks imaginative, original work which explores the unique possibilities of writing for the stage