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My 30th Birthday

Call me crazy, but a few years ago I mentioned that I'd like to throw a big party for my 30th birthday... and since then, nobody has let me forget it!

Fast forward a few years and here we are. I am officially part of the 30's club!

Ross sat in front of circled balloon arch, with a light up Happy Birthday sign

I'd just like to start off by saying a massive thank you to everyone for all the birthday messages online and in person. I have been truly spoilt with kind words and gifts, and it really does mean a lot.

The party involved a lot of planning, but I absolutely loved it! I had the best night celebrating with everyone and made some memories I will never forget.

Check out my highlights video below:

I've been known to be a little bit 'extra' sometimes, so as you can see from my video... I went all out! You only turn 30 once, right?!

I definitely had a vision for this party and I'm so relieved it all came together. I had the best time dancing the night away, and I really am grateful to all those who celebrated with me.

Welcome to Ross's 30th sign, and a table with drinks labelled "pina co Lannon"
Large photo board of Ross's life, shaped in the number 30
90's inspired cake. Blue icing topped with iced figures of Crash Bandicoot, and the Rugrats

I also just want to give a special shoutout to the Electric Bandits, who I hired as the band for the night. Music is such a massive part of my life and I love a good throwback tune!

If I could re-live it all again now I would.

The Electric Bandits band on stage performing
View of the party from the back of the room, showing the crowds interacting

Instead of uploading a million photos onto Facebook, I thought I would share some of my favourites on here instead.

If anybody would like any copies of the photos they are in, feel free to drop me a message!

And there we have it!! Apologies for the overload of pictures. I will definitely be using this blog post as a way of looking back on all these amazing memories in years to come.

Thank you again to everybody for all your efforts in making it such a special birthday. Even those who couldn't attend on the night, I know you were there in spirit.


I couldn't have done it without the help of my family and friends as well. So I just wanted to end on a few special thank you's:

  • Mum for the amazing spread of food!

  • Dad for being chief barman & overall bad influence.

  • Rose for all the incredible signage & decor.

  • Ali for helping with the bar & keeping dad in check.

  • Little Piggies Cakes for the tastiest cheesecakes.

  • Cathy from The Olive Grove Bistro for the sausage rolls & cupcakes.

  • Laura for the balloon arch feature.

  • Lisa's Cake Art Cornwall for the fantastic 90's cake.

  • Karen for the yummy quiche.

  • Gran for the ham!

And to those who stayed until the very end to help with the big cleanup: Wendy, David, Jackie, Jim, Megan, Sonia, David & Liz - thank you!

Here's to Level 30!


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