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Film Review: Lost and Delirious (2001)

Dir. Leá Pool Piper Perabo, Mischa Barton and Jessica Paré Based, rather loosely, on the book “The Wives of Bath” by Susan Swan and set in a girl’s boarding school. It is told from the point of view of “Mouse” … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Children’s Hour (1961)

Audrey Hepburn, Shirley Maclaine and James Garner This film is about the POWER OF LIES and the results of taking them at face value, without evidence or corroboration. Due to the dictatorial effects of the Hayes Code (set up by … Continue reading

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Books I absolutely, categorically, NEVER want to read again!

A positive start I am sure. The reasons are not always entirely negative though, some are because they resonated with me in a specific way I might not feel the need to experience again, or even be able to. The desire … Continue reading

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The Kindle

The Kindle I have… succumbed, for want of a better word. I did that little clicky thing on Amazon and ended up with a Kindle. I say that like it was some sort of accident, but I’m not that impetuous. … Continue reading

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Tomboy: Review (May well include spoilers… look away now if you don’t wish to be spoiled!

Limited theatrical release (playing at the DCA, Dundee, Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds and Corner House Manchester until the 29th September) but released on DVD and Blueray in February 2012, currently listed on Amazon.co.uk at £10.93 and £12.93 respectively. Peccadillo … Continue reading

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My most excellent year: A Novel of Love, Mary Poppins, and Fenway Park – Steve Kluger

GLBT 2011 challenge book read. This was a most excellent book. I thoroughly enjoyed it and found it an engrossing page turner… always a good, if sometimes rare, thing. It is a story about three friends; Alejandra (Ale), T.C and … Continue reading

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Sprout – Dale Peck Review

An excellent book that I finally decided I wasn’t going to be able to obtain via my library or by trading, so I forked over for it. Worth every penny I have to say and very much re-readable…which is always … Continue reading

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