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Daphne du Maurier Gifts

As I may have already mentioned, I am a bit of a Daphne du Maurier freak so to celebrate the result of my dissertation that I conveniently made all about her, I thought I would follow Hannah’s lead and create a gift guide for such like minded folk. 498 more words

Book Review: Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier

I just saw the movie, Crimson Peak, about a week ago, and immediately rushed to the nearest Barnes & Noble to grab a copy of any Gothic romance I could put my hands on, which is how I ended up with one of Daphne du Maurier’s most memorable works, … 528 more words

Horror

Legends of Horror: Jamaica Inn

It’s Halloween Time once again and this year I am starting a whole new box set of horror movies from Mill Creek. With Pure Terror  980 more words

Horror

On the bookshelf: July and August

It’s been seriously long, and I do apologise. I will get back into this series from next month!  940 more words

Books

Dr Who 9 – The lost plot and dialogue

Luckily for Clara and Missy a sound sound engineer in a parallel studio has cobbled together a black noise generator which, superposed over the white noise, causes mutual annihilation.

Review

Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier’s novel, Jamaica Inn is a brilliant story that follows the main character Mary Yellan, a strong, independent 23 year old woman. With such a headstrong, brave female character, du Maurier’s novel is still very relatable to modern audiences, and Mary Yellan provides a great literary female role model. 214 more words

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Building up Geoff's Mileage! Lazy Sunday, early starts

Sunday 30th August     We cheated quite a lot in that we, a.  waited for the rain to stop before getting the bikes out and b.  stopped for a coffee just three miles up the road at the St. 575 more words