Another in my intermittent, slightly redundant series of posts, where I review movies that came out simply ages ago but I’ve only just got around to seeing them. In homage to Interstellar’s running time (2hrs 49 mins), you’ll find that this post also goes on a bit. I’ve … Continue reading INTERSTELLAR
Month: August 2015
The Best Fictional Non-Fiction Books You’ll Ever Read
I could have gone with the Bible here. It’s a good read, featuring a super hero who’s also an almighty villain (duality always works well.) Super-God thought it was a good idea to conjure up life, the universe and everything and then almost immediately destroy … Continue reading The Best Fictional Non-Fiction Books You’ll Ever Read
The What If Game
I’m not much of a games player. Board games leave me cold. BOR-ING… is the long, drawn out, dismissive word that comes to mind. Just can’t seem to maintain the enthusiasm or concentration required for group huddles around the Monopoly board; or any other board-centric … Continue reading The What If Game
When Did That Happen?
Just over a year ago, I was still reading books. Never electronic books (to which I’m a stranger) but books made from print and paper. I would happily open a Stephen King, as thick and as heavy as your average household brick, smell the pages … Continue reading When Did That Happen?
Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin
I’ve been re-reading a couple of Winnie-the-Pooh stories, in a complete edition I bought my sons many moons ago, which they never opened or made any attempt to read; despite me whingeing on that it’s an absolute classic. They preferred the Disney film The Many … Continue reading Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin
A blokey type of bloke comes round to our house on a pretty regular basis. He’s into retro Hi-Fi; as is my husband (who collects old things – I’m now part of that faded collection.) They sit in the back room, drinking tea and gossiping … Continue reading Ordinary People