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Blogs of Endearment

For years I’ve been railing against the injustice in my mind that Terms of Endearment beat The Right Stuff to win the Academy Award for best movie in 1983.  Sure, I’ve also railed against the injustice that T...

SET PHASERS TO BLOG

A HISTORY OF MY WORLD IN 100 OBJECTS: #4  REPLICA STAR TREK PHASER The Phaser, weapon of the future. You can stun with it. I bought this “toy” back in the 1990s and I have to say as far as children’s playthings go, it lo...

I’VE JUST HAD LUNCH

This is to illustrate the increasingly annoying trend of people using Facebook to just use memes and clickbait to speak for them instead of sharing their own ideas.

GENESIS OF THE BLOGGERS

In one of the least surprising revelations you’ll hear, yes, I am a Doctor Who fan.  Recently there’s this Doctor Who tag going around the internet where fans discuss their favourite bits of the show and alth...

Afrika Blog

There’s something about the German Afrika Korps of WW2 that puts them apart from the rest of the Third Reich.  They’re like Nazi-lite, low fat National Socialists, diet totalitarianism.  You don’t see t...

GAME OF BLOGS

OK everyone, I’m afraid this is going to be a blog post on a niche hobby interest so all of you who visit for the film talk and to gawp at pictures of Judy Geeson, you might want to step away now… Let’s...

ROLLERBLOG

The sporting movie, a familiar story to most of us. From “Pride of the Yankees” to “Major League 2” via the “Arsenal Stadium Mystery” and “Escape to Victory” the sporting movie shows us the triumphs, the defeats, the und...

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A HISTORY OF MY WORLD IN 100 OBJECTS #3: Red Volvo V50 Estate. For years the Volvo estate was viewed by drivers with a mixture of disdain, mockery and fear. Disdain and mockery because it was the car of choice for safe, ...

FROM RUSSIA WITH BLOG

Part 2 of my meta-textural and overly indulgent review of the James Bond movies. FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE There are those who maintain that “From Russia With Love” is the best James Bond film of them all.  The reasons usual...