Category Archives: Review

Review: The Departed

Basic plot: Two rats – one a cop working undercover (DiCaprio) and the other a cop working for the ‘mob’ – go head to head, trying to find the identity of the other before he is discovered. A sign of … Continue reading

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Review: Unlocked by Courtney Milan

This is proof that anthologies are great marketing tools for new authors – I had bought a Christmas anthology way back when in order to read a Mary Balogh story but ended up liking an unknown author’s story so much … Continue reading

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Review: Kismat Konnection

(and yes that is how they spelled it! In other words, sic.) Greatness can be rather tiresome to live with. I admire greatness, but let’s face it, I don’t want to live with, say, Einstein. Likewise with movies – sometimes … Continue reading

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Review: Archangel’s Blade

I have been rather rubbish at maintaining a blog; to be honest, even in real-life, when I do not have something to say, I tend to remain quiet. With a review/semi-self-interest-promo blog, I suppose I should get over that ‘I’d … Continue reading

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Byredo Blanche

Aptly named, Blanche by Byredo calls to mind piles and piles of white powder… laundry detergent powder. Never had the word soapy┬áresonated so swiftly from the first sniff. At first a bar of soap, Blanche develops into laundry detergent that … Continue reading

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Sweet dreams are made of these

Review of sorts: The Princess and the Frog, Tangled, Gnomeo and Juliet Summer is over and I breathe a sigh of relief as my son returns to school, ceasing aggravated nerves and boredom that had marked the summer of 2011. … Continue reading

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Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Movie)

You know how people say “funny but not funny ha ha”, with a degree of self-consciousness and momentary inarticulacy to mean “odd”? The movie “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” felt that way to me – that it drives the … Continue reading

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