Reflections and Resolutions, the Rachel E. Brooker Way!

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Forgive the lateness of this post, but I was ill yesterday with a terrible headache; and even stopped watching my ‘Emmerdale’ clips because of it. That’s when you know I feel bad! Anyway, here are my reflections on 2019…. It was a year of self-discovery, really. I quit my barista job, deciding that the next […]

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Confession: I’m an overly- obsessive Emmerdalian…. even my cat watches it!

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Despite this new obsession (I have so many in the collection!) I’m not – generally – a girl who likes soaps. Back in the day, I used to catch ‘Eastenders’, and ‘Hollyoaks’, but usually only when a story line grabbed my attention. Hello the Kat, Alfie and Andy drama! I’ll never forget the classic wedding […]

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The Magic of Being a Harry Potter extra…. the best backstage bits! Day One <:) EDITED: FOUND OLD DIARY!

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September 2007 ….. Day One in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Euphoria, that’s all I remember feeling. Pure euphoria.  Six oc’lock me and Mum rose from our beds, and then half an hour later- There I was, sat in a car on my way to filming Harry Potter.  The clouds were grey and dull, […]

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Performing Arts Goals: 2020 (and a little bit of history!)

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Dream it. Wish it. Do it. I’ve always loved performing. If you gave me a situation where I had to either order dinner in a restaurant, or sing to the waiters, I know which I’d pick. Putting on another’s mask is easier (and always has been.) Anyone else like this? I’ll never forget the first […]

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