Monthly Archive: February 2006

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Casanova dir. by

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...

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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...

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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...

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The Case of the Missing Books by

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.

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The Dark Is Rising Sequence by

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...

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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...

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The Shooting Party by

Trans: A.E. Chamot It has take me quite a while to finish this short novel, still I would recommend it highly. Chekhov is famous for his plays, his Cherry Orchards and Russian sisters, not to mention Uncle Vanya’s trousers[1] but he...

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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...

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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...