the Fantasy of Being Thin is not just about... →
I am totally fed up with a lot of the comments about Mary Harney. I realise that as a politician she is fair game. And as a politician who is in charge of the Health Service at a time when it is scandal after scandal after horrendous error she deserves a hell of a lot […]
Poison Study →
Author: Maria V. Snyder ISBN: 077830163X DDC: 813.6 Group read with FantasyFavorites See also: LibraryThing ; anidori-isilee ; Karissa’s Reviews ; Shantyrant Locked in darkness that surrounded me like a coffin, I had nothing to distract me from my memories. Vivid recollections waited to ambush me whenever my mind wandered. The monarchy of Ixia has recently been overthrown by...
Now comes the dog again →
It is only Tuesday I wantssess it to be Thursday. Okay, okay, I’d prefer if it were Friday and the working week over, but if I was going to go that far I’d have to hope it was the 20th and I’d be on my xmas hols, but that is wishing your life away and […]
We can rule the world →
I went to see Stardust again last night. Its just so awwww, dontcha think? Life however is a tad more complicated. And there are a lot more surprises than what might come out of box of chocolates, never mind what Forest Gump’s Mammy used to say. In shiny shiny news my copy of My So-Called Life has […]
Happy Thanksgiving →
to all you Americans and associates. And Happy Thursday to the rest of you. I’m off to Sligo in a few hours. I could have got the earlier train, but probably needed those few hours to recover from last night and our ever so exciting Pub Quiz. We got a great turn out, which was great, […]
Only six uses of profanity and no intercourse does... →
I came across that picture on PostSecret and is it ever true. I don’t know any of you have seen Beowulf yet, but if not, does this review not make you want to go? and I quote: Beowulf the movie, based on the epic poem of the same name, is quite probably the most heinous culprit […]
the trouble with you is you’re always making mud... →
I’ve been going through my old posts, adding tags and I’ve noticed that I’m a lot less rambly than I used to be. Most of my posts now have a reason. Some even make half sense. I’m not quite sure when this began, but really, it must be stopped. The whole situation is abominable and […]
What does Monday mean? That I’m late again of course: Toasty :: Allegations :: Herb :: Bacon :: Neck to neck :: Simon :: Heels :: Fundamentals :: Middle :: Seasonings :: Tags: Luna Nina
Remember my comments on Bee Movie? Well, looks other people agree. Tags: Bee Movie, gender confusion
You must be as strong in March, when the fish are... →
I owns a football club. Well I have a share in a thingy that owns a football club. Yup, that’s right, I shelled my €70ish and paid for a share in MyFootballClub and now own a teeny tiny percentage in Ebbsfield Utd. C’mon The Fleet Title provided by GIANLUCA VIALLI Tags: Ebbsfield Utd., football, MyFootballClub
30 Days of Night →
Dir: David Slade Writ: Steve Niles, Stuart Beattie, Brian Nelson. Based on the comic by Steve Niles & Ben Templesmith Josh Hartnett … Eben Oleson Melissa George … Stella Oleson Danny Huston … Marlow (Head Vamp) Ben Foster … The Stranger Mark Boone Junior … Beau Brower Mark Rendall … Jake Oleson I’ll admit that I was a little disappointed that when IFCO’s rating came up this […]
Death at a Funeral →
Dir: Frank Oz Writ: Dean Craig Matthew Macfadyen … Daniel Keeley Hawes … Jane Andy Nyman … Howard Ewen Bremner … Justin Daisy Donovan … Martha Alan Tudyk … Simon Smith Jane Asher … Sandra Kris Marshall … Troy Rupert Graves … Robert You never quite know what to hope for when you go to see a so-called black comedy/farce. I mean, the trailers might give you an idea of some of better moments,...
and again →
The Top 20 Revisited Reads: The Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling - yup. I’ve read and reread. Not all of them, but they are books I think I’ll continue to read. The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien - Of course. I read this every year for a whoile Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen - I’ve read it. […]
The raven chides blackness! →
So there is this footballer named Stephen Ireland, and last weekend he scored a goal, and promptly dropped his shorts to reveal Superman Underwear I know, not a good move, but you know, worse things happen at sea. There was the Titanic incident, crappy film or what? In response to Ireland’s celebration many of the papers […]
Moonlight 1.01 →
No Such Thing as Vampires Dir: Rod Holcomb Writ: David Greenwalt, Ron Koslow, & Trevor Munson Alex O’Loughlin … Mick St. John Sophia Myles … Beth Turner Jason Dohring … Josef Konstantin Shannyn Sossamon … Coraline James Black … Lt. Carl Davis Shoshana Bush … Chloe James Black … Lt. Carl Davis Look, this is a new series with a vampire detective, so I hereby promise that there will...
Grow a mo →
Yes, yes, I’m writing more on Andy Goode, recently this feels like the Andy Goode moustache updates blog, but who cares. Soon I’ll move on, in the meantime you can discover the real reason for his facial outpourings, he is Growing a Mo for Hambo, as are quite a few other players. Geordan Murphy is […]
Dir: Matthew Vaughn Writ: Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn based on book by Neil Gaiman Charlie Cox … Tristan Ian McKellen … Narrator (voice) David Kelly … Guard Kate Magowan … Slave Girl / Una Sienna Miller … Victoria Peter O’Toole … King Mark Strong … Septimus Jason Flemyng … Primus Rupert Everett … Secundus David Walliams … Sextus Michelle Pfeiffer … Lamia Claire Danes … Yvaine Robert De Niro...
The Telex machine is kept so clean As it types to... →
Have you got that joy-joy feeling that each and every Monday morning brings? You do? Great, me not so much. I could just about handle it if it was Thursday, but Monday, urghhh. However I do have some wonderful news, especially for the all the people searching for Andy Goode and his moustache, I’ve found a […]
Week 248 →
Drinking did occur last night. And indeed this morning. As a result I’m rethinking this whole 2 day weekend thing. I’m firmly of the belief that we should get three days off It is the only thing that could make sense. Anyway, a good time was had, but I was on the Bulmers so I’m […]
No Such Thing →
Writ & Dir: Hal Hatley Sarah Polley … Beatrice Robert John Burke … The Monster Julie Christie … Dr. Anna Erica Gimpel … Judy Helen Mirren … The Boss Baltasar Kormákur … Artaud So there I was, flicking around this afternoon when I came across No Such Thing. My wonderful browse feature told me it was the story of a young female […]
Your squirrel would run about and do all her...
w00t! Shiny. etc etc. Possibly to be following by Damn this is good, but with the “they cancelled it? wail soon to begin. Okay, so that is a line from A Doll’s House and Joss’s new show is called Dollhouse but who cares! Tags: Dollhouse, Joss Whedon, Joss-verse, Shiny, w00t! (via Susan Hated Literature)
Happy Winter everybody
I know, I know, for some of you furrin types it isn’t yet winter. But here in Ireland November marks the start of winter. Proof. It is also the start of the Celtic year, and a Holy Day of Obligation. Cafflics, have you been to mass? Today is also the publication date for November’s Estella’s […] (via Susan Hated Literature)