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My Week in Movies, 2015 Week 10

First off, hurrah I survived skiing. I didn’t die, so yay for me. I also had a pretty great time in Switzerland, so extra bonus. Also, somewhat surprisingly, I watched a fair few films this past week, courtesy of the modest selection of DVDs in the Swiss apartment, and being too tired most evenings to do anything other than collapse in front of either the television or a deck of cards. 1,529 more words

My Week In Movies

Bright Lights, Big City

Bright Lights, Big City – Jay McInerney

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Blurb: ‘You are at a nightclub talking to a girl with a shaved head. The club is either Heartbreak or the Lizard Lounge. 739 more words


- Hunter S Thompson -

(Rum Diary)

(Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas)

I presume it was because of Johnny Depp that I found Hunter S Thompson an interesting read, 49 more words

Books & Songs

Suddenly I was tired of Lotterman; he was a phony and he didn’t even know it. He was forever yapping about Freedom of the Press and Keeping the Paper Going, but if he’d had a million dollars and all the freedom in the world he’d still put out a worthless newspaper because he wasn’t smart enough to put out a good one.

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The So Religious Bar of Soap

Oudoom’s sermon on pride  and ambition caused a lot of talk amongst his flock. They did have their feet on the ground and (mostly) an eye on heaven…but the scathing remarks about the country they belong to, causes more debate in Boggel’s Place than the beautiful message of humility and kindness. 919 more words