Monthly Archives: May 2005


Tatty by

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I really liked this book. The writing was simple and straight-forward but wonderful. Dwyer Hickey makes Tatty, the character, come alive, and gives her a voice of her own. A voice that is childlike, but also one that hints at the damage beneath her youth. The book tells the story of Tatty’s dysfunctional family, her indifferent and occasionally violent parents,

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Lost – Pilot dir. by

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I’ve heard lots of good rumours about this programme, but haven’t actually read anything about it, didn’t want to get spoiled if I decided to watch it.
RTE showed the pilot (2 episodes) back to back last Monday, and there wasn’t much else on so I figured I may as well watch it. So far it is okay, I’m not sure why there has been so much raving about how great it is. Then again, I can’t really judge after only one episode.

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Star Wars Horoscope

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I haven’t done a pointless quiz-type thing in a while. Course this doesn’t really qualify as all I had to fill in was my star sign… Star Wars Horoscope for Aquarius You can be cruel and torment people who disagree with you. Deep down, there is a peace-loving, friendly side to you. You have a knack for inflicting pain on

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Gifted by ,

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ISBN:0785115315 I’ve always been a theoretical fan of the X-Men comics. What I mean is that I’ve always thought they were cool, but I’ve never bought one. I did love the X-Men cartoon, but never really got to watch enough of it. So when the films were released I knew a bit of background, but I wouldn’t really say I

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Until the Final Hour by

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At 22 she dreamed of being a ballerina, yet she ended up working for and “liking the greatest criminal ever to have lived.” In this book she simply retells her experiences, without really putting her own interpretation to her actions and feelings. Throughout the book we come up against that old cliche, the banality of evil. Hitler doesn’t really seem

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