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The Lady in the van

I saw this movie I wanted to see on a free 3-month free ViaPlay subscription. See more on Rotten Tomatoes.

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Week 17 UK Chapbook Chart 2017 – Kneel Downe

The wolf-spliced detective Kurt Lobo is one of the most popular characters in the VirulentBlurb universe. Harking back to the pulp noir detectives of the 1940’s and 50’s, Detective Lobo is Mike Hammer with a hairy hide.  292 more words

Moments of Innocence

Being home allows me to witness moments with my children that I wouldn’t otherwise get to experience. Sometimes these occasions involve something of great fun for them such as going to the park or a friend’s birthday party, but for me capturing the ordinary has been the most interesting and rewarding. 305 more words

Saints, Poets, and Sneezing.

This week, I have been mostly responsible for the death of many, many trees, in the form of many, many tissues. A lurgy is upon me, and while I’ve managed to go to work (and have been blessed by working alone in a satellite office so I can blow my nose at a honking-great volume that my granddad would be proud of, while not infecting others) when I get home I’ve just been plonked on the sofa, drinking tea and watching housework accumulate around me. 450 more words

ANZAC 2017 (1)

On the eve of ANZAC Day 2017 the Music Hall sequence from Richard Attenborough’s classic anti-war movie – O What A Lovely War. This sequence captures the jingoistic complacency and initial fervour of the recruiting campaign at the war’s outset. 7 more words

Godsford Park (2001)

Synopsis: The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them. 1,067 more words


The Art of Resilience

We live in an age where we are confronted by so much information. There is so much coming at us all day long. Every few minutes there is another story, headline or tragedy popping up on our screens for us to digest. 974 more words