Category Archives: Miscellaneous

The Thing (1982)

The Thing (1982) – film review I didn’t really plan to write this and to be honest I didn’t even WANT to write it. I mean who wants to read another bloody review about The bloody Thing. Surely the world … Continue reading

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A day off work for your birthday

You know how a lot of people like to book their birthday off work? Well here’s my advice which I truly believe to be golden – DON’T book your birthday off work, instead book off the day AFTER your birthday. … Continue reading

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My curious intrigue and high anticipation for The Meg 2: The Trench

Some of you may remember back in 2018 I posted a very, very, very excited post (read it here) all about my ridiculous anticipation for The Meg – that summer’s rather fun blockbuster with Jason Statham playing a brilliantly smug, … Continue reading

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Shutter Island (2010)

Shutter Island – kind of review with spoilers I must warn you immediately the reason I wanted to write this review was REALLY so I had legitimate reason to rave about Mark Ruffalo. Gee whizz and golly gosh, he was … Continue reading

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Two big spider pictures

Like all normal, sane and sensible people I’m not keen on big spiders. I mean I’m not too silly and girly about them as a rule, if they are small they’re quite OK. And if they’re outside they’re OK. If … Continue reading

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Top 10 Eateries I Can’t wait To Visit After Lockdown

I say eateries because ‘restaurants’ is pushing it with some of them. I can’t even remember the last time I went out for dinner. I THINK it was sometime in November before second lockdown started. Can’t remember where I went. … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favourite Things about Christmas!

Originally posted on emmakwall (explains it all):
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? No actually it’s not. And if you’re no longer ten years old it can be really tiring, stressful and expensive. It’s no coincidence that everyone…

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Top 10 Funniest Things in Con Air

Originally posted on emmakwall (explains it all):
Way back in February 2016, I included five funny things about Con Air in one of my Films I Watched In posts (read it here). Recently re-watching the film and giggling through pretty…

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Bloody Good News

Bloody Good News I love saying that title in an OTT old man from Yorkshire accent. So a few of days ago Scotland voted in favour of making sanitary products free – the first country in the world to do … Continue reading

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The Chalk Man – spooky book review

The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor Well, the clocks have gone back, the nights are dark, Halloween is looming and none of us can do anything anyway because of lock down / tier 1 / tier 2 / tier … Continue reading

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