Y is for what you can do in…

At the beginning of the year I made a list of things I wanted to do or achieve by the end of 2014. I used to make lists all the time when I was younger,…

X is for Xena Warrior Princess

Growing up you always have a hero in mind. Someone you want to act like, sound like, look like and someone you just want to be. To me, that person was always Xena the Warrior…

V is for Val Kilmer

Has anyone seen the film Willow? You know, the film with dwarves, brownies, witches good and bad, goats, heroes, trolls, an army of pigs and a topless Val Kilmer? I have. And it's one of…

U is for Disney’s Ursula

“I admit that in the past I've been nasty. They weren't kidding when they called me, well, a witch.” – Ursula. One Disney character that gets overlooked is probably one of my favourites. Funny thing…

T is for Talking

I shout. I swear. I whisper and pull my hair. I giggle. I laugh. I point. I sign. I talk. I try to communicate. I may not like a lot of people but it doesn't…

World Book Night – fancy a read?

April 23 is a symbolic date for world literature. Not only because it’s both the birth and death date of Shakespeare, but also when World Book Night is celebrated in the UK, Ireland and the…

S is for Snoring

Hello. My name's Annie. And I'm a snorer. Years I've spent hiding in shame, waiting for anyone else in the room to fall asleep before me so they wouldn't have to hear me snore. But…

R is for Reality

The more we learn about reality, the less we understand it. Is it our day-to-day experiences? Our beliefs? Our dreams? Something we can touch, something fathomable? Or perhaps our human senses are deceiving us -…

Q is for the Queen in Chess

For some reason, there's always been this kind of stigma about the game of Chess. And I've never understood why. I grew up not only playing the game but studying it too. Dad taught us…