I gotta be, I gotta be…101 – Celebrating 100 Marrow Posts!

This little post will be my 100th post on MakingtheMarrow.com!

This blog started as an experiment while going through a bit of a tricky situation in life, and it’s now become a project that I enjoy so much.

I was recently asked what my blog was about and when I responded “London, Theatre Reviews, Sketches, Graphic Design, History, and the London Underground” I was given some confused looks. I do have to concede that it is a bit of a niche market I’ve found myself in.

As readership and followers continue to steadily grow, here’s a look at some of the categories of the site that show the core base of what the blog is about.

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A is for… Abandoned Stations.

I adore the history of the London Underground, and nothing makes me more excited than abandoned stations on the Underground. I adore the idea that scattered about the city are pockets of history– that one day somewhere turned a key in a lock and sealed up these historical time capsules. You can check out some posts on Abandoned Stations by clicking here.

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A Crafty Little So and So…

Here’s a look at some of the crafty projects I’ve worked on this year – my personal highlight is the Jess Ennis costume… which I still have. And might* have worn to go for a run today.

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*I wore it to go for a run today.

Going Underground…

Who I am kidding– it’s not just abandoned stations that I adore. I love everything about the tube and the London Underground. Click here to see all of my posts about it.

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We’re going to the Theatre, dahling.

I know nothing about writing about theatre, so naturally I write theatre reviews all the time. I do it for Everything Theatre, but I also write them for my own blog too. I’m a big immersive theatre fan, so do check out the Punchdrunk reviews in the Theatre category.

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I’m paying attenti… oooh is that something shiny?

Sketching, drawing and painting are big passions of mine but I struggle to focus for long enough to finish anything. You’ll find sketches here, and painting work here – but you’ll find very little finished work. No one’s perfect 🙂 , right?

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The Written Word

I not-so-secretly want to be a writer when I grow up. I write for football blogs, and also theatre reviews, but I also do a bit of writing for the ol’ blog. Have a read of some of the bits I’ve written here. (Photos from 20 Things I Probably DON’T need to achieve in my Twenties.)

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And who could forget badly photoshopped photos of my goldfish? 

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Thanks for helping me get to 100 – I’m proud and delighted to share my little world with, well, the big world.  Here’s to the next 100 posts and beyond! 

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