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Top Five George Romero Movies!

In celebration of his 76th birthday, I’ve compiled a top five list of George Romero films.


Stories from the Graves complied by John Harrison

St John’s Church, Trentham, NZ

St John’s Anglican Church in Trentham was built in 1863 and the graveyard consecrated some two years earlier in 1861. 56 more words

Non Fiction

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

I yearn for the days long past when old fashioned horror anthologies were far more common and still relatively popular. When done right, collection of traditional short horror segments under a single umbrella and possibly told via an entertaining narrator persona are incredibly comfy to consume, and given how they usually cover a wide range of topics, you’re bound to have at least one segment that clicks with you in a meaningful way. 815 more words

Watched Movie

22nd October 1707. A Matter of Longitude.

For every 15 degrees travelling east, local time moves 1 hour ahead. Travelling west it moves back 1 hour for every 15 degrees.

So if we know local time at 2 points on the earth’s surface we can use the difference to calculate how far apart those places are in Longitude east and west. 536 more words



It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine! Cowabunga!

Click the pic to hear the tunes!


All the way to America

And here we are, minus photographer Joe, at the Ships, Clocks and Stars exhibition in Mystic, along with two of the key organisers, Jeff and Elysa. 70 more words

John Harrison at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Here’s a little Sunday inspiration as I share what I got up to last Sunday. For those of you who don’t know the name, John Harrison is a much celebrated travel writer who concentrates on Central America and Antarctica. 347 more words