Category Archives: film/tv/book

5 Fave Movie Adaptations

Dr Tanya is asking us to list 5 of our favourite movie adaptations and why we like them. Some movies do not do the books justice, then we get the Director’s Cut and Special Editions, and those are usually more … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fast and Furious 9

Well, we had the other 8 so why not? I’d put off buying this as I’d read that it ended on a cliff hanger (think Kill Bill and Back to the Future 2)  so was waiting for F&F10, but it … Continue reading

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SoCS 14th May

Feeling cheeky and remembering You Can Leave Your Hat On from The Full Monty Great film (sorry for the dubbed bit!) Thanks to Linda Hill for the prompt Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “hat.” Use … Continue reading


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Book review: The Art of Spirit Capture

The Art of Spirit Capture is written by fellow blogger Geoff le Pard aka TanGental. I treated myself to this some time ago and started reading it when I went to bed as it promised to be easy reading. Then … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Gambling Man by David Baldacci

This is the second in the Aloysius Archer series and took a while to get going. Having not read the first (One Good Deed) I was glad of the introduction at the beginning as this was a new character to … Continue reading

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At the movies

We did something a little different this afternoon and sat down to watch a movie. This was not one of our DVDs, but something Hubby was watching on youtube yesterday and as I tend to just listen in and play … Continue reading

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Vanity and Ego: a reblog from 2016

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Interesting little article in the news today about one of our TV presenters. He has decided to ‘stand down’ after just one series of a once popular show as he doesn’t feel he fits the mould,…

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Book Review: The Liar’s Daughter

The Blurb: “There’s a monster in this family……. When Joe McKee dies, the whole of the Derry community is plunged into mourning, with friends and family left reeling at losing such a well-loved man to cancer. Joe’s daughter Ciara and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letters from the Past

Erica James was one of my favourite authors because her stories are usually easy to read and her chapters aren’t very long so ideal for bedtime reading. I hadn’t read anything recent of hers so when I saw this on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Midnight Haiku

A Year in Contemplation: Midnight Haiku by Sue Vincent. ISBN 9781910478394 What can I say? I started and carried on until I’d finished. I have always enjoyed walks in the forest, along the beach, or through parks. We miss so … Continue reading

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