Category Archives: Popular Culture

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North Korea – The Bad Hair Day Country

All these years that I have been blogging and only around 2 or 3 countries have never visited my blog.  This is my concerted effort to get 1 viewer from one such country, North Korea. If this doesn’t work then … Continue reading

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Taboo

As always, I have been really very busy this spring but when I haven’t been busy then I have been engrossed in Taboo.   It’s set in the Georgian times but to call it a costume drama would be rather … Continue reading

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So, we’re going on YouTube!

Sooooo, I’ve spent the last day or so creating two YouTube channels as it seems to be the way the world is going.   Unlike some channels, hopefully I can put up some videos of interest and perhaps even a … Continue reading

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Lion – The Movie Review

I’m not lucky in many ways but one thing I am fortunate in is that I really know what sort of movies I like.   What I like is something substantial and thoughtful.  The majority of films I see advertised … Continue reading

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A timely Sherlock Holmes tour of London

Originally posted on Luxereporter:
It’s 130 years since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published his first Sherlock Holmes novel and his character is, after numerous incarnations on screens large and small, probably going stronger now than it has since the early…

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Why has 2016 seen so many celebrity deaths?

It was back in early spring that it was said that 2016 was obviously being written by Game of Thrones writer, George RR Martin.   The number of famous people who have died in 2016 is almost too big to … Continue reading

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The 25 Greatest Star Wars Moments Of All Time

So by now, everyone who is vaguely interested in sci-fi is probably aware that a new Star Wars film is out, Rogue One.  With us approaching the end of the year, I thought I would do a countdown with a … Continue reading

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