My Blog

I have written about a few things over the last few years. This is where I’ve gathered them for you to read.

STAND UP Conference

STAND UP Conference

On September 21st 2021, I went to a great diversity and inclusion conference called STAND UP. The event was hosted at Lytchett Minster School, Poole, DORSET and we had to meet at 6.30am for our coach down to it from Buckinghamshire. It was attended by secondary...

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Dance to the Music with Kristina Rihanoff

Dance to the Music with Kristina Rihanoff

In February 2020 I did a hip hop, commercial and street style dance in Act 2 of Dance to the Music UK Tour with Kristina Rihanoff show with High Wycombe Stage Coach. It was a dance to illustrate the 80’s and 90’s music styles. An amazing experience that I will never forget, especially doing a dance off with Jake Quickenden live on stage at the Wycombe Swan theatre!

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Climbed Snowdon!

Climbed Snowdon!

In August 2021, I climbed the quieter Rhyd Ddu route up Snowdon with my family. It's a challenging route near the top because you have to use your hands to scramble up the rocks. We were lucky because the weather was clear so we had amazing views and not too hot.

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The Cagebirds

The Cagebirds

On Thursday 8th July 2021, I took to the stage with Young Theatre at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, as the 'Wild One' in The Cagebirds, a one act play. It was written by David Campton; a prolific British dramatist known for his absurdist style, 'The Cagebirds' is a...

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Florida!

Florida!

In Spring 2019 we went to Disney World and Universal Studios in Orlando! I went with my mum's side of the family and it was the most amazing experience, hot, but amazing. We did many of the rides during our 2 week stay, but the best bit of the holiday was definitely...

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Chiltern Shakespeare

I have been apart of The Chiltern Shakespeare Company since I was 9 years old! I have been in several productions with them including: Merchant of Venice in 2013As You Like It in 2014 The Comedy Of Errors in 2016Much Ado About Nothing in 2017A Midsummer Night's Dream...

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Redroofs Theatre School

I went to the full time Redroofs Theatre school from the September of 2017 to 2020 (academic years 8 to 10). A person you may have heard of is Kate Winslet and she trained at the school!

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

In 2019 I was in Snow White with The Young Theatre. It was at the Curzon Centre in Beaconsfield, I was part of the Character Chorus which are the dancers of the show! https://www.youngtheatre.org.uk/snow-white-and-the-seven-dwarfs

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Charities I think you should help in 2021

Charities I think you should help in 2021

Giving Africa who I supported for a few years, transferred their projects to a local charity based in Burkina Faso. But don’t worry! The school is still running and are making the local children have a more secure future. I will always remember the amazing things that the charity have done over the years. I thank everyone who have helped this charity!

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

CAST Jack … Lucy Carver Princess … Rachie Ing Beastly Brenda … Abbie Verity Fairy Twinkletoes … Elli Verity Giant / Chorus … Taran Waverley-Hudson Widow Trot … Edward Simpson Simple Simon … Tom McGrath King Potty III … Mark Oldknow Jumping Joan … Jess Woodrow /...

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LORDS AND LADIES

LORDS AND LADIES

by Terry Pratchett, adapted for the stage by Irana Brown at Davenies School July 26th - 29th 2018 ​There is a Royal Wedding planned, but All is not well in the fantastical chalk and iron-laced grounds of Lancre. Stirrings of a magical nature are rumbling mischievously...

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Why I became a Youth Ambassador for Giving Africa

Why I became a Youth Ambassador for Giving Africa

I have been very lucky in my life to have been born in a relatively safe part of the World, in the UK. Our schools are good and there's a pretty good chance I'll get a job when I'm older. We have free healthcare. I have a family who are here for me, few chores and...

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35 Boxes for Newland College

35 Boxes for Newland College

My school ordered a pencil box for each and every student. Making 35 in one go required a rethink on how to do this consistently and efficiently! These are the stages I went through. Making the stencil for the logo         Hand carving the pencil...

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Our Mexico Trip

On the 6th of August 2016 I went to Mexico in the area of Cancun with my Mum (Phillipa Dadd), Dad (Christopher Dadd) and my little brother Sebastian. The name of the resort was Azul Beach overlooking the beach then we realised that most of the Hotel was water we...

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Skiing in Altenmarkt, Austria

Skiing in Altenmarkt, Austria

Tomorrow, I'm going skiing for my 4th time. The first 3 times were to the French Alps with my family. Over Christmas 2015 I passed my ESF One Star award even though there was very little snow. This time, I'm going to Altenmarkt in Austria with my school, High March....

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Our New Zealand trip

Our New Zealand trip

Daddy and I are very excited to be going to New Zealand's North Island for his cousin Vicki's wedding in March. I've been lucky to travel to Spain, Turkey, New York, France, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, Switzerland and even Lapland! I'm...

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Yay! Accepted my place with Newland College

Yay! Accepted my place with Newland College

Hiking from home to Newland College Last week, I was very excited to be offered places in two schools I wanted to get into. I've decided to go to Newland College as they offer a really clever way to teach the class using something they call 5 surfaces. Watch the video...

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