Death in the Grizzly Maze

If you’re a Timothy Treadwell fan then this may not be the book for you… as he spends most of the 170 pages being bashed, criticised and having all his wrongs brought to attention! Mike Lapinski is a writer and photographer who firmly disapproved of Treadwell’s conduct around bears. Whilst Lapinski may well be rightContinue reading “Death in the Grizzly Maze”

Five Romantic Films to Watch on Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day so having finally cleared the hallway of a mountain of cards (Poor postman, or woman… having to deliver on a Sunday too!), I’ve appropriately compiled a list of five romantic films worth watching. For the record, I’ve avoided any films that have featured in my previous posts. Delicacy (2011) Audrey Tautou isContinue reading “Five Romantic Films to Watch on Valentine’s Day”

The Amazing Spider-Man

Continuing my rich vein of form having returned to film watching, I finally got around to viewing The Amazing Spider-Man. Before the Sam Raimi films, I was a big Tobey Maguire fan. I enjoyed those spidey films… even the third one! Having recently rewatched the trailer for the Marc Webb directed reboot starring Andrew Garfield,Continue reading “The Amazing Spider-Man”

Mark McGuinn

I was recently introduced to the music of Mark McGuinn, courtesy of this excellent YouTube channel… Beyond the popesque hit song Mrs Rudy… The album contains some excellent ballads such as She Doesn’t Dance and If the World was Mine… When hearing an album as good as this (It was released in 2001 by theContinue reading “Mark McGuinn”

Coffee, Tea and Sugar Storage

I bought this stackable coffee, tea and sugar storage not long ago. It’s a really efficient space saving facility that also looks good. The light blue isn’t my preferred colour (White would be a nice contrast) but the brown/greyish tones look good against the wooden lids. The ceramic containers aren’t massive in terms of volumeContinue reading “Coffee, Tea and Sugar Storage”

Against the Elements

Firstly, I’m going to be a bit of an arrogant t^*t and say that Iceland beating England wasn’t a surprise to me! Of course more often than not I would expect England to beat Iceland but there was logic behind Iceland winning and Matt McGinn delves into why in his book. There might be moreContinue reading “Against the Elements”

Song of the Week #004

Following in the footsteps of Ben Lee, Sara Bareilles and MS MR, our latest Song of the Week selection comes from Rhye… Rhye frontman Mike Milosh started the project as a duo but following the departure of Robert Hannibal, various musicians have joined the silk voiced Canadian. Milosh’s earlier work is also worth a listen.Continue reading “Song of the Week #004”