Category Archives: movie review

Book review bundle

I was inspired to start this post by Beth‘s 2014 book list, and to finish it by Stephen‘s – although my list spans 20 months rather than 12! Bad blogger. Beth also invited me to join a newly-formed book club a … Continue reading

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A Song of the Hunger Compass: it’s book review time!

(This got really long – sorry. You probably shouldn’t try to read all of it in one go). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It was all Bean Mom’s fault. She posted a review of George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series … Continue reading

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"I build spaceships"

This is how Mr E Man described his job when I had my first proper conversation with him. On closer interrogation he turned out to be a carpenter on movie sets, and had just finished building the X Jet and … Continue reading

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All weekends should be long weekends

Seriously, I think I need three days EVERY weekend. Here’s what we did this BC Day long weekend: Saturday: lazy day. Got up late after being out for dinner and drinks on Friday. Lounged on sofa. Drank tea, made simple … Continue reading

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"Nazis. I hate these guys".

I was delighted to find my all-time favourite movie on TV last night. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is, in my opinion, the finest moment in cinematic history. Everything about it is pitch-perfect, and whoever cast Sean Connery as … Continue reading

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Things I’ve learned since my last post

– Inhaling helium from balloons at a party is still funny when you’re in your thirties. – It is unfair for the karaoke to end just as you realise this. – Steak is still tasty when served on a stick. … Continue reading

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