What it’s Like to Host a Murder Mystery Dinner

Murder mystery dinner parties usually need an organiser or host to make them happen. Here’s a little insight into what goes into hosting a Murder Mystery Guide Experience so you know what to expect come your turn! Together with legendary luxury wedding and corporate event organisers Petals Group, I recently hosted a night a mystery […]

How to Survive a Murder Mystery Dinner if you Hate Dress up Parties

Let’s face it, not everyone likes to dress up.  In fact, strangely enough, I actually count myself among those who would rather curl up on the couch at home in front of a wood fire with a great Netflix series and pizza than go to a Halloween party or a dress up event.  Hard to […]

A Night of Mystery at the Office

Are you tired of dumb team building activities with your colleagues? It may be time to suggest a murder mystery dinner instead! Who said office parties had to be boring?  I created this custom-made murder mystery game for 17 staff members who work together at an accounting practice in Cape Town.  While they’re used to […]

Our Best Party Ideas for Milestone Birthdays

If you’re celebrating a milestone birthday, what better time to throw a truly unique birthday party for your loved ones. I had the pleasure of writing a very special murder mystery dinner for my friend’s, father’s 60th birthday.   If you know any of the Blundell clan you quite soon discover they are a wild bunch […]

Using the Enneagram to Write Murder Mystery Characters

It’s helpful understanding personality types when it comes to crafting murder mystery characters around real people. The Enneagram is one of my favourite personality profiling tools to do just that. The Enneagram is an archetypal framework that helps people discover the positives and negatives of their personalities, empowering them to better manage their work, relationships […]

5 Reasons to Host a Murder Mystery Dinner for Your Company This Christmas

Tired of the same old boring end-of-year functions at work? If you’re part of a smaller company, take charge and make your Christmas party a murder mystery dinner party instead! If you’re a white-collar stooge you can probably truthfully say, “If you’ve been to one office Christmas party, you’ve been to them all”.  The average […]

Why Introverts Can Enjoy Murder Mystery Dinners Too

Introverts are not disqualified from enjoying murder mystery dinner parties. In fact, some of the most dazzling character portrayals I’ve seen have come from ‘shy’ or ‘quiet’ people! Audrey Hepburn, Keanu Reeves, Jessica Chastain, Johnny Depp, Nicole Kidman – these are just some of the names of famous actors who, contrary to popular belief, have […]

How to Write a Murder Mystery Dinner

Learning how to write a murder mystery dinner can kill two birds with one stone. On the one hand it’s a fun night in and on the other it can help you jump-start your social life. While it’s natural for our social lives to ebb and flow – some months they’re action-packed and other months […]

5 Tips to Boost Your Charisma

Charisma is that elusive quality that makes us more attractive and inspires action or even devotion in others.  That’s pretty powerful, right?  Especially when we need to lead a group of people, champion a cause or host a memorable event.  Boost your charisma with these 5 things that naturally charismatic people do. Embrace Your Imperfections […]