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Triumph of the will - a tale of blind foolishness

If I can fix a typewriter, surely I can fix a motorcycle

No, I haven’t fallen of the face of the earth or shut down my blog.

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The Mummy (1999)

Before watching the movie:

I only very recently, perhaps in the last year or so, learned that this movie is a direct reboot of the Universal Monsters version of Mummy lore. 920 more words


Stuart's Movie Catch-Up: Sliding Doors Review

For the last 17 years I’ve occasionally thought to myself Sliding Doors seems like the sort of movie I would enjoy; I really should sit down and watch it some time” 665 more words

Film Reviews

Sliding Doors

As someone who believes that ‘whatever is meant to be will be’, and is freaked out by the timing of things, this movie pretty much hits the nail on the head!

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These four Tide players named to the 75th Anniversary All-American Team

On Thursday The Football Writers Association of America announced its selections for the 75th anniversary All-American team. The FWAA was founded in 1941 and has picked an annual All-American team since 1944. 127 more words


Review: The Titanic Orchestra – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe

First published in The Times, Monday August 17 2015

One Star

“This whole world is the Titanic and we’re all along for the ride. The only escape is through illusion.” It is always exasperating when a piece of theatre starts explicitly spelling out its themes, as though to an audience of dunces. 287 more words

Theatre Reviews

Meeting John Hannah

Pleasance Bytes (***** 5 Star Show, Tiger Paws Junior Stories)

John Hannah is a legend, I think a lot of people know this fact.

From Four Wedding and a Funeral to Sliding Doors to The Mummy or Spartacus, the Scottish native had all the elegance and eloquence that I had expected. 119 more words

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