Category Archive: Reviews

Review: Denial (2016)

Denial tells the story of notorious Holocaust denier David Irving’s 1996 libel case against Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt, when he accused her of harming his professional reputation by calling his denialist history into… Continue reading

A Good Day Out Looking at Paintings of Dogs

Now a famous man once said “I don’t know much about art but I know what I like, and it’s dogs”. And if you agree, then you’ll have a great day out at… Continue reading

A Smashing Time with Stained Glass

I have never, ever crafted with stained glass before. But I’ve always been drawn to its beauty and the way that it playfully catches the light. So I decided to come out of… Continue reading

Tea and Cake at Betty’s, York

I have always wanted to go to Betty’s tea rooms in York. Modelled on the luxurious 1930’s interiors of the Queen Mary, the very name of “Betty’s” conjures images of elegance from a… Continue reading

Jurassic World – Treating Raptors Right

Jurassic World is a fantastic dinosaur movie and an awesome action film. I was lucky enough to see the movie in Imax 3D, and the experience was completely mind-blowing. I was astounded by… Continue reading

2014 in review

Thank you so much to everyone who visited my blog this year – I really enjoy hearing from my readers and hope that you will enjoy the year ahead I have planned for… Continue reading

Vikings Review

Hit U.S. series Vikings is set to take Britain by storm. Full of gritty realism, breath-taking brutality, and historical accuracy, this gripping drama is one you will never forget. Vikings is History channel’s… Continue reading

The Fox

At the moment I’m reading The Fox, a novella by D. H. Lawrence, and I have spent the whole day being haunted by a wonderful passage that I read last night. I have the honour of… Continue reading

A Study in Sherlock

So far in Murdoch Mysteries, we have seen a pleasant picture of the loveable and law-abiding city of Toronto, a place where Detective Murdoch’s reputation for catching killers has led him to being… Continue reading