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TV Crime Log: Fargo, Jamaica

You’d expect Easter to deliver up some televisual goodies, and next weekend duly serves up the beginning of two very different crime series.

Fargo, which begins on Sunday night, is a bit of an oddity. 480 more words


Jamaica Inn - Daphne du Maurier

So I’ve just finished reading Jamaica Inn. I loved it. It was really easy to read (always a bonus with classic books, as sometimes they can be hard work), had a really good story and great characters. 1,465 more words

Dearest Daphne

Dearest Daphne,

As we approach the 25th anniversary of your death, I felt compelled to write you this letter. To put it frankly Daphne, I am a huge fan of your work. 408 more words

The Birds Remake

Another day, another silver-screen classic gets a remake.

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 film The Birds is such an iconic movie for thriller and general film lovers alike. 213 more words


My book challenge

Hello again :)

So, I’ve had an idea to set myself a book challenge. There are hundreds of classic books that everyone should read, and hundreds of authors I’ve not tried. 284 more words

Conquering the Classics: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again…”

So the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter remembered the chilling events that led her down the turning drive past the beeches, white and naked, to the isolated gray stone manse on the windswept Cornish coast. 746 more words

Book Reviews

Some Rare Internet Hate

I adore the internet. It is my home, my palace, my field of gold. It’s where I learn and explore and make money. I couldn’t be without it and, in my head, it loves me too. 253 more words

Daytime Wanderings