Category Archives: film/tv/book

Film review: another sequel.

In total contrast to F&F 8, we have this. Gru has a twin brother, Dru. Whereas Gru is now a secret agent and a good guy, Dru wants to be a bad guy under Gru’s tutelage. Unfortunately Gru and Lucy … Continue reading

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Film Review: F8

Well, we have the other 7 so it made sense to buy Fast and Furious 8 for Hubby’s birthday. I like Vin Diesel. He’s not exactly what I’d call handsome or oozes sex appeal for me, but there is ‘something’ … Continue reading

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£ for lb

Note: This is my personal opinion: As with any weight loss programme, seek medical advice prior to starting. I have just watched a TV show about diets. There is big money in the diet business, and this programme proved it, … Continue reading

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Forever Humble

I have been reduced to tears this morning by the sheer joy on the face of a violinist who suffered brain damage 29 years ago and has been able to perform again purely using her thoughts. I was watching her … Continue reading

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Death of an Icon

The world has lost one of its Treasures. Sir Bruce Forsythe died yesterday at the age of 89. I never met him. But I remember his catch phrase ‘Nice to see you, to see you nice’, ‘Come on Down’ and  … Continue reading

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Secret Eaters

Reality TV again folks. This time a couple are dismayed that despite eating healthily, the pounds are piling on. They agreed to be filmed for five days and keep a food diary. Their eating habits were also studied and they … Continue reading

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Consumer Day

Today’s TV observation is shopping, and are multi pack purchases truly money savers? The shopper was a busy mum of 5, who admitted that she opted for multi packs for convenience, not just being in one pack instead of individuals, … Continue reading

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