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Encountering the Black Dog

When you tell someone that you’re a writer, the first thing they ask is what kind of things you write. The second question they ask is where you got your inspiration for a story or book, whether it’s fiction or nonfiction. 357 more words

Writing Inspiration

Week 3 - Time Travelling in a Bookshop

Going into week 3 of my year long bookshop challenge I didn’t think I would get to see many books other than my business accounts, but I had forgotten that I had a ticket to see Matt Haig, the author of Reasons to Stay Alive, speak at the Canterbury branch of Waterstones.   1,841 more words

Book Review



After a couple of challenging takes on Strindberg, the little theatre’s new AD Mr Littler (one presumes with a “whoooff!” of relief) has booked in, and jazzed up, an ex-Peepolykus show , co-producing with English Theatre Frankfurt a mercifully un-German interpretation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Dartmoor mystery. 314 more words

Three Mice

book review: beast

Paul Kingsnorth’s Beast is about a man who goes out on the moor to be alone. A storm hits and he becomes more alone than he anticipated. 95 more words


31 Days of Hammer - The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

With Halloween looming large at the end of the month, and Hammer Horror recently making its return to the world of comics courtesy of the fine folks at Titan Comics 504 more words


Through the Fears - 1939

When Universal began creating monster movies again, the producer behind the original line had been ousted from the company. Both Carl Laemmle and his son, the former head of production had been fired in 1936. 1,198 more words

REVIEW: Hound of the Baskervilles @ Great Northern Warehouse, Manchester

It’s Sherlock Holmes as you’ve never seen him before, as Northern Rep serve up their unique interpretation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s creepy classic.

Christopher Brown and Angela Hazeldine in the roles of Holmes and Dr Jane Watson take a small audience through the intriguing tale of murder, greed and deception in the intimate environment of the Reading Room next to the AMC Cinema at the Great Northern Warehouse. 98 more words