Casanova

This is a terrible film. Terrible. And the really annoying thing is that it has virtually no redeeming qualities. Yes Heath can be nice to look at, but his “phwoar” manner of speaking here is totally off-putting. The basic plot involves Casanove being chased by the Inquisition for his various conquests and libertine lifestyle. The […]

I will name certain names, but other names should not be named. I will be discreet and won’t name names

So Clare hurling is in an uproar. Still. For those of you that don’t know[1] there has been a bit of a kerfuffle in the county of Clare recently. Clare is a hurling[2] stronghold. Hurling is an Irish game, played with a sliothar[3] and a hurl[4] and the scoring of goals and points[5] A short […]

Never judge a book by its movie

Stolen from Projectile Reviews: Name five of your favorite books: The Lord of the Rings by Tolkien. Despite not having reread it in a while I’d still count this as one of my favourites. It was my first fantasy read, unless you count fairy tales and myths, and it is responsible for my some of […]

We all fall down

I blame de mudder. Met her for lunch last week and she told me that pretty much the entire family had a cold last weekend. On Friday I had a bit of a sore throat which developed into a snuffly cold on Sat. and Sun. Thought it had cleared up this morning, but no. I’m […]

The Case of the Missing Books

blockquote>No. No, no, no, no, no. This was not what was supposed to happen

Israel Armstrong has left England, and a job in a discount bookshop, for a job as a librarian in Northern Ireland. Slightly overweight, Jewish and vegetarian, he really doesn’t seem to fit in. And lets not mention that the library job he was hired to fill doesn’t seem to exist any more as the library has been closed. Instead the council want him to run the mobile library. But there is problem there too; it seems that the stock of in and around fifteen thousand books has gone missing.

The Dark Is Rising Sequence

ISBN: 0140316884 5 Vol.s in one Over Sea, Under Stone The Dark Is Rising Greenwitch The Grey King Silver On The Tree “Where is he?” Barney hopped from one foot to the other as he clambered down from the trains peering in vain through the white-faced crowds flooding eagerly to the St. Austell ticket barrier […]

pointless movie type thing

As I may not have mentioned I am away for the weekend. I’m heading up to Sligo and so will be offline till Monday. So to keep you all occupied over the weekend I give you …

the pointless movie quiz type thing.[1] It is under the cut, cause otherwise this post would be too long.

In other news I went to see The New World last night. Good lord, it is boring.
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  1. I suppose I could have worked on a better title

Sometimes I, Sometimes I

As you can see I have unstickified that voting post. I was getting ever so bored of seeing the yellow banner everytime I visited, so I’m sure you were too. And if you haven’t voted by now, you aren’t in with the chance to win[1] a brand spanking new phone. There is an interesting post […]

OMG, you killed Kenny!

Once more Joss posts on Whedonesque Since everyone’s all abuzz with the CW rumor, I have to get all official and say: WE’VE STARTED FILMING NEW EPISODES! See, that, the deliberate raising of our hopes, only to dash them. Dash them utterly: Of Dateline. I’m such a troll. No, there haven’t been any overtures from […]