It's that time of the year when we attempt to boil down the year that's gone by into a never ending series of lists from the best movies to the best albums to the best moments and as ever its been a very busy year. This being my fiftieth post of the year, which earlier … Continue reading A Year Reviewed, Differently
As kids there was nothing more magical or exciting than Christmas, well actually the run up to Christmas. Me and my younger brother loved it. We tried to race through the days wanting to and believing that the earlier we went to the bed the sooner Christmas would be upon us. I'm pretty sure my … Continue reading 12 Days
Tis the season of Goblins and Ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. While this post may seem a little early for Halloween, the seasonal holiday is quickly encompassing the whole month of October. It is no longer an occasion constrained to one or two days or even a week … Continue reading Scared Good
Cary Fukunaga is certainly making a name for himself following his barn-storming first season of True Detective. He's just been named the next director of Bond, James Bond and is the creator of Netflix's latest it show, Maniac. While I have yet to dip my toes into the strange wonders of Maniac with the likes of Ozark, … Continue reading Creating by numbers
Right now, right this second I am having the best day ever. As many know the old adage goes there's always someone out there having a better one, albeit the adage is usually used in the inverse, in the negative i.e. there is always someone having a worse day than you. Of course the reason … Continue reading King of Fandoms
I have nothing to write this week, no wait, sorry, allow me to rephrase that I have nothing I want to write this week, well at least not right now that is. There is something bubbling away in the back of my mind that I want to write. I've written and rewritten it a hundred times in … Continue reading Life through a lens
Just the other day I was chatting with a colleague at work about one of my all time favourite films and as I was ramping up my reasonings I described the film thusly, '...it's bold, beautiful, boring and brilliant'. I'm not quite sure why my brain was spewing alliteration or how so cohesively. Nonetheless I … Continue reading It’s good to be boring!