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I had an eating disorder when I was a teenager. I didn’t think of it that way. I just believed that I was fat, and that it was thus a really good idea to not eat breakfast or lunch. 351 more words


13 Days of Christmas- The Monster's Christmas (1981)

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…. Monsters trying to get their voices back from a witch.

Directed by Vyonne Mckay… 113 more words


Black Swan Green, by David Mitchell / *****

And like that, I’ve read every book David Mitchell has published so far, and I have to wait for his next book with bated breath. And while I’m a bit heartbroken that I have no more new Mitchell to read, I’m somewhat glad I ended with  603 more words

Book Reviews

Prefab Sprout

Formed around the songwriting talents of Durham’s Paddy McAloon, Prefab Sprout enjoyed some commercial success in the 1980s and early 1990s, but have been relegated to the status of cult band ever since. 476 more words


12+ Blogs of Christmas: It Must Be Saint Nick

(Above: A man who has sold a lot of product.)

December 6th is the Feast of Saint Nicholas. The story “A Visit from St. Nicholas” has been a longtime Christmas classic.  602 more words

The Final Countdown (1980)

Like many others I suppose, I’ve always enjoyed a good time travel story and this feature starring Kirk Douglas offers us a great “what if” to Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941. 948 more words

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