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Sometimes My Lack Of Tact Disgusts Even Me

March 4, 2013


So, as some of you may know, I’ve got two boys. John who turns eight in a little over seven weeks, and Daniel who turned six yesterday. This post is about John. John has a small fish tank that his Mother and Grandmother bought for him a couple of years ago. It generally has around […]

Gilmore Girls: Season One Review

March 3, 2012


So, I’ve just finished watching season one of Gilmore Girls. Why would a near forty year old man watch a show clearly aimed at a female audience ? Perhaps an explanation might help. For fourteen years I worked night shift at a supermarket, not getting home till after midnight. So there was never anything decent […]

30 Day Film Challenge: Day 29; Your Favorite Film As a Kid

May 8, 2011


This was a hard decision, but I always kept coming back to this one. As I mentioned on day 7 when I spoke about Kramer Vs Kramer, my childhood was a bit off kilter. Everytime I saw this film, I always wanted to be Templeton. Weird I know, but I always liked him. I still […]

30 Day Film Challenge: Day 6; A Film That Reminds You of Somewhere

April 13, 2011


This movie reminds me of the area where it was filmed. As a child, my grandfather would take us on drives there. Babe is just a fun film on it’s own that just happens to evoke certain childhood memories. If you haven’t seen it, you should.