Monthly Archive: December 2004

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Did I happen to mention

My one eyed-cat before? I don’t think so (and I even went to the bother of doing a little browse and didn’t find any reference to her.) I may be wrong of course, but don’t tell anyone. Okay, so a while...

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

The Phantom of the Opera dir. by

I had expected to enjoy this. But no, it was over long, over crap, and just plain boring. There isn’t really a lot more to say, but I suppose you bothered to click on a link to take you here so...

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The Aviator dir. by

Not being a huge fan of DiCaprio’s I wasn’t really sure why I wanted to see this film, the trailers weren’t anything special, but I suppose all the talk about how good this film was made me more inclined to watch...

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E-serial by

I’ve mentioned Kelley Armstrong here once or twice[1] before; she has 4 published books and has deals done for 9 with various publishers, so she is kinda popular. Anyways, every year she writes an e-serial, and has recently finished this years;...

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

Couple of Things

So how is everyone’s Christmas shopping coming? I’ve a few got, but more to get. Still, seemed very christmas-y yesterday, was wrapping presents when the Budwiser ad came on the telly. You know the one “wishing you and yours the very...

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by

ISBN: 0747570558 A fantastic story about the two magicians who returned magic to England, set in the Napoleonic era, this book is written in a wonderfully dry, humourous fashion. Mr. Norrell arrives on the scene first, he is withdrawn, selfish and...

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

The face of evil:

Chuggers! Otherwise known as Charity Muggers. If you live in any big city I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. Those smiling faces who jump out and ask if you can “spare a moment”, or ask if you can afford...