I was inspired to write this article as a response to the excellent article written by Ben Blake. Now I have always liked Ben both as an author and a person but in this case, he is wrong. Sorry Ben. He states that fighting in sci-fi film is unrealistic, more akin to dog fights in […]
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Another week and I haven’t scheduled a post, so you have put up with a pointless off the cuff one. Although there is no guarantee the schedule ones aren’t pointless as well. Anyway, some exciting news from me just finished reading my current book, Erased Boy, I would recommend it, especially if like me you […]
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10 things I would tell my younger self; 1. Don’t use credit cards I have spent years living off credit cards eventually you end having to have credit cards simply to maintain the ones you have. I’m paying them all off now but I dread to think of how much interested I’ve paid over twenty […]
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I don’t understand how Christmas can only be a few weeks away. There must be some mistake it can’t possibly be that time again. I demand a recount, somebody has messed up the calendar. I’m sure once it’s looked at by experts it will be discovered it is in fact still October. Until the official […]
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There are some people who are a joy to be with, hanging out with them makes life a happier place. There are some, whoever, who are the opposite of this. People who just suck the very joy from life. Doesn’t matter how well you are doing they will do their up-most to bring you down. […]
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I have been giving this a lot of thought and I have serious concerns about student welfare at Hogwarts. The students are organised into Houses, this is very common in English schools and the Head of House is responsible for their welfare. In Hogwarts the Head of House has a very hands off approach to […]
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Just started my annual re- read of the Harry Potter books. Actually I’m lying at the time of writing this I’m on book two by the time I post I could be on book three. Anyway this year I have started with this special book. The illustrations are amazing. Although I love my kindle, books […]
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As I have mentioned before I have a thing about fancy notebooks. My Harry Potter ones are getting full and was complaining the other day we can’t afford to order new ones this month, as any Harry Potter fan will tell you the merchandise is very expensive. My wife, obviously fed of up of my […]
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I love the weekends, I know this isn’t exactly earth shattering news. Most of us, however much they like their jobs, look forward to weekend. I like to do serval different things on the weekend to make it feel special. One of the things I do is have a cup I only drink out off […]
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I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently. I read a lot, I always have, but now I have started writing reviews it has made me think about each book in an analytical way. A lot of books I have read are ok but miss out on one of the major factors they must all […]
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