The Changeover is an amazing book. What it is not is the film that is apparently 'based' on it. I put myself through the pain of watching it so that other fans of Margaret Mahy's masterpiece don't have to...
Love isn't all about finding the 'one' and getting a perfect happily ever after. In fact, is it about that at all?
It's likely going to get me lynched, but films (and the liking of them) is a personal thing, so here goes nothing...
I know that it's a complete cliché, but I truly love the weekend. From the moment my alarm doesn't go off to the moment I sip the last of my latte. This morning I woke up at just gone 8 to the sound of the Sound of Music medley bursting from my iPod (it's a [...]
Wow, Friday is certainly long in coming but second to Friday afternoon is Thursday; the day lasts a long time as I am looking forward to the end of it when I can pack up my work laptop, make sure everything is closed down and then cart it all home to unpack on my own [...]
Well, the Oscars have literally just finished after overrunning by nearly an hour (so far - there are still the credits to go). Being totally honest I wasn't surprised by the winners and in a way that disappoints me. In years gone by I was occasionally surprised when someone unexpected won something, but this year [...]
Well, Saturday saw me venturing off into the unknown with my eight-year-old nephew (who, at inopportune moments, announced my age to the population of the train we were travelling on). Destination: Chichester Gate Cineworld complex Reason: To see the first Alex Rider film – Stormbreaker. I had a few thoughts about the film immediately after [...]