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A Little Interview with Return of the Mac, Cardiff

Review: Return of the Mac, Cardiff {Local Business}

Return of the Mac offer delicious tubs of mac and cheese delivered throughout Cardiff, at £5 each or 5 for £20.  Delivery is £1.50, but free over £15. They keep in the fridge for up to 5 days. 5 star hygiene rating. Also available for pop ups, weddings, events and private hire. Full information or to order, drop a message on Instagram or Facebook , or call 07747571268.


Little Cardiff Blog: Good afternoon, good sir. Thank you kindly for these delicious mac and cheese samples. So let's start at the beginning. What got you into the macaroni cheese business?

Return of the Mac: A few things really. I’ve always liked cheese, but after living in Melbourne where the food scene is incredible, I used to visit a place called @milkthecowmelb which matched different cheese to alcohol and my love for cheese grew! I then got stuck in a boring office job and I spent my free time cooking. A colleague suggested I started a “lunch club” where I would…

Review: The Bodyguard at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Review: The Bodyguard at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff {Cardiff Theatre and Shows}

Exploding on to the stage with a bang (literally...me and my friend Bran nearly jumped out of our skin..you'll see what I mean if you go), The Bodyguard opens with a magnificent performance from Alexandra Burke as Rachel Marron. With some seriously impressive stage presence, Burke establishes instantly that Rachel is a superstar, an icon, a diva; you feel like you've been dropped in the thick of it at a big stadium gig.

I've never seen the original 1992 film of the Bodyguard with Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, nor had I read into how they adapted it to the stage. I thought the only song I'd recognise was 'I Will Always Love You', so I was beyond ecstatic to read through the track listing and see I knew and adored every single song. "How Will I Know", "One Moment in Time", "So Emotional", "I Wanna Dance With Somebody"...all the to…

Review: 5 reasons why I loved Motown the Musical (Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff)

Review: Motown the Musical at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff {Cardiff Theatre and Shows}

(Disclosure - WMC invited me to the press night & to watch this musical, in return for my review).

I always forget how much I adore musicals when it's been a while since I've seen one. There's something so magical about the anticipation in those few minutes at the start; being seated and flicking through the programme, surrounded by the murmurs of the audience which start to hush as the curtain opens and the music starts to play. It always makes me feel emotional, in the positive sense! As someone with an embarrassingly short attention span, it's even better and a sign of a great show when the production manages to keep me engaged until the end, which Motown the Musical managed to do. I went into it not having a clue what to expect but came out with a smile on my face. Here's why:

1. It boosted my mood

At the time of writing this I feel a little glum for various reasons, a…