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Don't Panic Mr Mannering. It's Lent!

Another week, another British comedy classic.  Chatting with the parish priest at lunch we were toying with idea of going to the cinema this evening to watch either ‘The Revenant’ or the new version of ‘Dad’s Army’.   449 more words

Dad's Army (2016)

Film review of the comedy, based on the classic British TV series, about the actions and adventures of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon, comprised mostly of elderly men and led by an officious, hierachy obsessed bank manager (Toby Jones) who must deal with a beautiful female reporter (Catherine Zeta Jones) and a German spy as World War II comes to a close. 730 more words


T.V. Fails

Every time, and I mean every time (because it seems I don’t learn), I’m running through the t.v. guide a bit too quickly and I happen to catch a glimpse of “ 41 more words


Recently Read: Boys Don't Knit Series by T.S. Easton

Your eyes do not deceive you: I am indeed posting about T.S. Easton and his Boys Don’t Knit series twice in one week! Just a few days ago, I posted about how much I was looking forward to reading the… 338 more words


Special Patrol Group Amigurumi

So, one month into the new year and I’ve been having a lot of fun exploring the possibilities of my soldering iron. However, having a craft I can take on the train or to the sofa is slightly better for my general state of mind, so I started crocheting a couple of plushies to keep my brain occupied. 396 more words

TV Series Review : Plebs

Plebs is a comedy set in ancient Rome, with its three main characters consisting of Marcus and Stylax, two young Roman citizens, and Marcus’ slave Grumio. 311 more words


Two More for the Road: The Trip to Italy

I haven’t seen a film as fun as The Trip to Italy perhaps since original The Trip arrived in America in 2011. Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon return in a followup film as their bickering alter-egos, this time touring Italy vaguely following Romantic poets Shelley and Lord Byron while eating and drinking at fine restaurants. 617 more words

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