Ernest Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast” – a book review

I loved this book so much!!! I don’t know how I had not heard this book mentioned before – it is simply exquisite. A Moveable Feast is Hemingway’s memoir of the time he spent in the Paris in the 1920s. Hemingway had just given his job as a journalist to pursue a career in writing fiction. He was young, recently married and ambitious. This memoir … Continue reading Ernest Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast” – a book review

7 Reasons why you should watch “Parks and Recreation”

I have just finished watching Parks and Recreation on Sunday and I am still undergoing some serious withdrawal symptoms… Anyhow, if all is going to plan, I should be on holiday by the time you’re reading this post 🙂 so hopefully I will have stopped wondering what to watch in the evenings by then…. The Plot: Parks and Recreation tells the story of Leslie Knope … Continue reading 7 Reasons why you should watch “Parks and Recreation”

Diana in her own words- not the best of documentaries

Channel 4’s excellent publicity made me curious to see their new documentary about the life of Diana. Make sure you don’t repeat my mistake… I know perhaps less than most about Diana. I was born in 1992, and I only vaguely remember watching her funeral on TV. I have gathered some bits and pieces from magazines and newspapers, but I can’t say honestly that I … Continue reading Diana in her own words- not the best of documentaries

The problem with Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk”

I am not usually a fan of war films, and I typically won’t go to the cinema to see them. Don’t get me wrong, I think many war films are excellent, but I find the whole experience of seeing them at the cinema a bit too traumatic. Some reviewers, however, have called Dunkirk Christopher Nolan’s best film yet. It was also rated PG 12. So … Continue reading The problem with Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk”