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The Amanuensis' Playlist - Soundtracks that Provide An Out of Body Experience

Test Drive – How To Train Your Dragon

Theme Song – Howl’s Moving Castle 

Moonshine – The Grand Budapest Hotel

Beethoven Symphony No. 7 – The King’s Speech 

Rise – The Dark Knight Rises

Procrastination Corner

20 things you might not know about me tag (Tina)

Question 1: How tall are you?
I is 170.18 centimeters short. (5 feet 7 inches)

Question 2: Do you have a hidden talent? If so, what? 863 more words

Tina's Posts


Everyone knows that complex and empowering female characters are difficult to find in mainstream films. But there are some who have stood out and become the changing faces of feminism in cinema. 1,407 more words


Snapshots of the author

Diana Wynne Jones House of Many Ways
HarperCollins 2008

Many of the pieces in Reflections, the collection of writings by and about Diana Wynne Jones, address the question authors often get asked: … 1,688 more words


Sophie Hatter

A drawing-break with Sophie Hatter, from Diana Wynne Jones’ book Howl’s Moving Castle. I love the Sudio Ghibli film, but some brilliant things from the book were left out – such as Sophie’s own powers, and the way she quite unconsciously enchants her hats by talking to them in her boredom and loneliness. 28 more words


A magic carpet ride

Diana Wynne Jones Castle in the Air
HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks 2000 (1990)

This, the sequel to Howl’s Moving Castle, begins in an Arabian Nights fashion, which seems light years away from the European land of Ingary. 449 more words


Intimations of mortality

Diana Wynne Jones Howl’s Moving Castle
HarperCollins Children’s Books 2009 (1986)

At first sight it might seem strange that of all Diana Wynne Jones’ books (a) this should be chosen to make a film of, and (b) perhaps because of (a) this should be one of her best known titles. 433 more words