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The (Very) Eclectic Mix of Honor Blackman, Andy Stewart and Eric Idle

Reminiscing in my last post about those shiny white boots worn by Nancy Sinatra, reminded me that in December 1990, the novelty song Kinky Boots… 1,287 more words

1960s Songs

Review | Blame by Simon Mayo

If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, this is the book for you. 4/5 stars.

The blurb: What happens when society wants you banged up in prison for a crime your parents committed? 518 more words

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Itch

After buying a lump of uranium off a shifty- looking mineral trader, element collector Itchingham Loftie notices something strange. The radioactive rock seems to be changing colour- and uranium shouldn’t. 81 more words

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Podcast thoughts: Wittertainment

Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo’s Film Review podcast AKA Wittertainment is the BBC’s flagship film programme and is one of the most popular Radio Five Live Shows/Podcasts. 763 more words

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Blame by Simon Mayo

What happens when society wants you banged up in prison for a crime your parents committed?

That’s the situation in which Ant finds herself – together with her little brother Mattie and their foster-parents, she’s locked up in a new kind of family prison. 987 more words

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Review: Blame by Simon Mayo

What happens when society wants you banged up in prison for a crime your parents committed?

That’s the situation in which Ant finds herself – together with her little brother Mattie and their foster-parents, she’s locked up in a new kind of family prison. 576 more words

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What I read in September

Hello, and welcome to a new way of reviewing books on Thought Dump. Rather than just reviewing one book each month, I thought I’d talk more about all the books I read during the last 30 days. 251 more words