Movie review: Alien Covenant

Remember Prometheus? Remember how excited all fans of Alien were to hear that there would be a new movie? And how unimpressed they were? The general response seemed to be approximately along the lines of, “huh?” Which is kind of a shame, right? I mean, I wasn’t one of those kids who was really into the… Continue reading Movie review: Alien Covenant

Books · Falkirk · food · Holidays · Life · Lifestyle · Movies · Travel

May roundup

For the past couple of months, I’ve been writing monthly roundups, having stolen the idea from Gordon and Siobhan. So far, I like the idea. It’s a bit like a status report and I do love any opportunity to monitor… well… anything, really. So, without any further ado, here’s my May round up: Financial status: Not bad, given… Continue reading May roundup


Movie review: Trainspotting 2

If you watched the most recent series of South Park you’ll be familiar with their lambasting of societies current tendency towards nostalgia. Here, the “member berries” constantly interrupt each other with comforting recollections, “member Chewbacca?”, “member Ghostbusters?” occasionally interspersed with less fun things about the past like, “member when gays couldn’t get married?” As usual,… Continue reading Movie review: Trainspotting 2

Books · Movies

Movie review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

What can I say? I have free time again, I’m catching up on watching movies. Who can blame me? Now, even though I lost interest in the Harry Potter series half way through, I was curious about Fantastic Beasts. Honestly, at least part of this was because I’d heard that the costumes were beautiful. Don’t… Continue reading Movie review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them