Throwback Thursday: Movies of 2011: Video

Once more into the Yikes of Yesteryear... Because Joe was too tied up in School work (ahem) we took a different approach, as he was introduced to some of the classics which formed his list. Oh, and my true feelings for Claudia Winkleman were nearly exposed for the world to see.

The 100% Detective

Rather than a short story today I thought I'd share an work in progress - the opening of the novel/ screenplay (working on them simultaneously) 'The 100% Detective.' The full story should be available early in 2019. Follow this blog to make sure you keep up to date, and any comments welcome! * Chapter 1... Continue Reading →

5 Great Reads for £1.99: Part 1

Having already declared my interest in a previous post, I thought I'd take a look at what there is on offer for £1.99 or less on Amazon's Kindle Store (and these should be available for a similar price in local currency wherever you're coming from) Note: if you have Kindle Unlimited, most if not all of... Continue Reading →

Authors: An Extended Profile of Joe R. Lansdale

Series Note: This is one of a series of 10 posts looking at my favourite authors writing today. Not just the writers I like; I’m talking the ones I pre-order anything new that they release and spend unhealthy amounts of time and money searching out back catalogue books that have been written under pseudonyms or via... Continue Reading →

5 Novellas* to Read Part 3: the books.

* That aren't actually Novellas. So, having defined in overly simplistic terms the novella in part 1, and discussed five books which could, sort of in a general kind of way, be considered to be novellas in part 2, this post blurs the line even further by looking at 5 short novels that all fall... Continue Reading →

Ten Underappreciated Comedy Films (part 1 of 2)

Another one of them there list things...some comedies that didn't necessarily break the Box Office, but all out there and easy to find. Once again, in no particular order... Sing Street (2016) Set in 1980’s Dublin, Sing Street sees fourteen-year-old Conor (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo), trying to settle in at a new school while dealing with family... Continue Reading →

Footsteps

It’s not the sound of footsteps tick-tacking somewhere behind you as you make your way home that you need to worry about. Regardless of whether it’s one set playing out a solo song on the sidewalk, or an orchestra in melody. If you can hear it, you know it’s there. Whatever ‘it’ is. Threat, danger,... Continue Reading →

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