Dave The Elf – Part 1

This year Dave The Elf appeared, not quite an Elf on the Shelf but he does get up to some rather odd stuff, some good, some questionable and some just strange!

Here is a collection of his antics in the first few days since he arrived.

If you’d like to follow more of Dave The Elf, search for #davetheelf on Twitter or Instagram.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Story Recap

2 years ago we had a Christmas party and us geeks know how to rock a party, we started off in Costco then popped over to the Red Dragon Centre in Cardiff and invaded their Gallery showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

In case you missed it, or have forgotten what happened in Episode 7 here is a brief recap told from the point of view of each character.

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Grow your own Christmas Tree

treeLast year we bought one of those little kits to grow your own crystalline Christmas tree.  I wanted to do a time-lapse of it growing but unfortunately the lights ran out of battery during the recording and we ended up with a huge chunk of dark night being filmed!

But it did grow and well, according to the instructions they should last approx. 30 days.

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My must watch Christmas film list

Yep it’s that time of year where everything becomes Christmas themed, every shop is stuffed full of Christmas based products, some tacky and awful and some very good.

But it’s also a time to break out the Christmas movies (well in December only, but that’s because it’s not really Christmas beforehand – don’t kid yourself!).

This is a list of Christmas movies we watch every year no matter what.

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Escape Reality, then escape the room

EscapeReality

Its time to escape, 60 minutes, a room full of puzzles and a small hint to help us start.

No we aren’t shopping at the Boxing day sales in Next but we are jumping into an escape room, Heist in Escape Reality Cardiff to be precise. (No hints or clues will be given away, although there is mention of lasers, I won’t mention the sharks, just the lasers).

Virtually opposite Burger King in Cardiff, this secluded door leads upstairs to a reception area and bar and of course the multiple escape rooms.

We were invited to Escape Reality, but did we escape the room in less than 60 minutes?

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