I’m back, baby

23-12-2016: "This blog will always hold a special place in my heart but, sadly, the time has come to stop posting." Four years ago I posted what I thought would be the final post on this blog. I started my blog in September 2009 when it was a requirement of the postgraduate diploma in magazine... Continue Reading →

Bye bye, blog

This blog will always hold a special place in my heart but, sadly, the time has come to stop posting. While writing about my love of film I started conversations and made friends with like-minded film fanatics all over the world, some who are still blogging and some who have stopped. Thank you to everyone... Continue Reading →

Suggestions, please, GOT withdrawal!

In the UK, as the weather is getting cooler and the nights are getting darker quicker, Game of Thrones geeks are delighting in saying: “Winter is coming.” They’re not alone. I’ve said it, in between giggles, a few times myself. As previously mentioned, I’m a big Game of Thrones fan. When I started my new... Continue Reading →

Still a Truebie: roll on Season 4

n 5th July 2010, I wrote a blog post about an American TV show of which one critic said: "makes Twilight look like Lazy Town". Yes, I'm talking about True Blood. Nearly a year later after that post and I have finally been able to watch Season 3. You see, I only have the basic... Continue Reading →

Spotlight on: Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers is a 10-part TV series that was originally aired on HBO in 2001. The executive producers were Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, who had collaborated on the WWII film Saving Private Ryan a few years earlier. Before last Saturday, 30th April, I had never watched the series before. All I knew was... Continue Reading →

[Review] The Children’s Hour

The Children's Hour Dir: Ian Rickson Starring: Keira Knightley, Elisabeth Moss, Ellen Burstyn Last Saturday, 5th March, my mum and I watched The Children's Hour which is currently being shown at the Comedy Theatre in London's West End. The Children's Hour is a 1934 stage play written by American playwright Lillian Hellman. The play, and... Continue Reading →

Cinema and film poster spotting in Paris

Yesterday I came back from a lovely week in Paris where I enjoyed a fantastic mix of cultural visits, good food and walking. From Montmartre to Versailles and the Louvre to Disneyland, we certainly packed a lot in and boy did my feet know it. Being a confessed cinephile, I decided to take a photo... Continue Reading →

Toy Fair 2011 – London Olympia

Today, Tuesday 25th January, was press day at the 58th Annual Toy Fair. The event, hosted by the British Toy & Hobby Association, is the place for manufacturers, buyers and the press to see the latest innovations in the toy industry. I had a very enjoyable, productive and busy day and it was great to... Continue Reading →

So long 2010, hello 2011!

Just over a year ago I posted 'So long 2009, hello 2010!' - a look back at 2009 and the decade. Did you know that the iPod was launched in October 2001 or that YouTube was founded in 2005? I also wrote that there are over 1.7 billion internet users across the world. Well, I... Continue Reading →

Golden Joystick Awards 2010

The Golden Joystick Awards 2010 took place today, Friday 29th October, at the Westminster Bridge Park Plaza. Awards were handed out in 16 categories. A press release explains: "This year there are 16 categories in which the general public can have their say, with games split into genres. Mobile technology is well represented, and for... Continue Reading →

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