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War horse by Michael Morpurgo

It is 1914, and Joey, a farm horse, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of World War I on the Western Front.   87 more words

Books Into Films

Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami "Life is Beautiful, Messy, Strange, and Chaotic"


Haruki Murakami is a difficult author to write about. He is one of my favourite writers, who surprises and delights me each time I begin a new novel of his. 333 more words


New Zealand International Film Festival 2016

Last night the Christchurch programme for the New Zealand International Film Festival was released and as usual, in amongst a programme that really does have something for everyone, there’s a healthy clutch of literary offerings. 604 more words


Spotlight On Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival - Ann Turner

I am delighted to welcome Ann Turner to my blog.  “Ann is an award-winning screenwriter and director, avid reader, and history lover. She is drawn to salt-sprayed coasts, luminous landscapes, and the people who inhabit them all over the world. 538 more words

Post Script: Book Reviews

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

The recent release of the trailer to the movie, “Me before You”, reminded me of how much I loved the book on which the film is based. 279 more words


Shakespeare at the Movies


Since the birth of film, there has been Shakespeare. While translating his plays into film may have been the high water mark of many careers such as Lord Laurence Olivier and Sir Kenneth Branagh, other actors and directors have felt the urge to interpret The Bard. 262 more words


The Fault in our Stars and the Cancer books

I have to confess I’m the one who are always behind the trend and I think it’s kind of cool, as long as you don’t do the things that others are crazy about, haha. 733 more words