Whilst buying in cholesterol lowering grub yesterday, in the form of bags of mixed nuts (YUCK – is there a less appetising food source out there than the walnut?) Apples (again YUCK, no matter what my web dieticians tell me an apple a day is … Continue reading The Peanuts Movie
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
Wall-E set son No. 2, on the road to a career in film animation, and my husband must have watched Toy Story a thousand times, but here’s an heretical statement for you: I’m not a big fan of Pixar’s work. If Pixar is the God of … Continue reading Pixar’s Inside Out – (simply loaded with spoilers)
First Mr Men and Little Miss author fact: Mr Roger Hargreaves was born in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire. I already like him, based on this fact alone. Cleckheaton is just a stone’s throw from where I spent my childhood/young adulthood years and sits, with a cluster of 7 … Continue reading The Mr Men and Little Miss Movie Stars are coming to a screen near you
I’ll let you in on a secret. Most kids TV is enjoyed more by the grown-ups than the kiddie demographic. Ok, maybe that isn’t such a well kept secret. I’m old enough to remember the original clangers. They were a pretty weird bunch even in … Continue reading The Clangers – Cbeebies
My local picture house was showing The Theory of Everything this past weekend, alongside the Shaun the Sheep Movie. Unlocking the secrets of the universe, or a frolicking lambs' tale down on the farm - no contest there, you might think. Well, the sheep won, and rightly so … Continue reading Shaun the Sheep Movie – A Review
Good Grief, Charlie Brown! This December, you and your pals will be arriving on the big screen, starring in your very own Peanuts movie. How's that for a kid who could never do anything right, and who never did get to kick that ball. This time … Continue reading The world according to Charles M Schulz
Wallace: Hey up lad, she’s writing an article about us for that internet contraption thingy. Me: It’s for my blog - Charlie's Mum's Blog. I thought I'd do an article in an interview style, sort of makes you come 'alive' for the readers. I mean you … Continue reading Wallace and Gromit: Is This The End?