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Book Review – The Outsider – Stephen King

I was a little worried about reading this book initially, my most recent book before this one was the joint effort from Stephen and his son Owen, Sleeping Beauties, which if I am totally honest about, was a terrible book, […]

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Verity (by Damien Hirst) – Ilfracombe, Devon

After several years of delays, I have finally gotten around to posting some photos from my holiday down to that there Devon.  No idea what took me so long to get them processed, I guess life just gets in the […]

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Woodchester Mansion, Gloucester, September 2016

Brief History Woodchester Mansion is a Grade I listed house in the Victorian Gothic style. It is absolutely unique because it is unfinished. The architect was a young local man called Benjamin Bucknall, and both he and his patron, the […]

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Film Review – Blair Witch

In terms of build-up, this film came out of nowhere, there was no publicity surrounding the release, which is a very different approach to the first film (more on that in a bit), in fact, for months the film was […]

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A new photography phone app – Prisma

Two of the things that I get the most pleasure out of in my life are photography (as is pretty obvious from some of the blog posts on this site) and also art of different varieties, such as the sort […]

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Under The Blue Sky – Chester Theatre Club

I went into seeing this play with absolutely no idea of what the play was about, aside from knowing that it was basically three acts which examined three different types of relationships between teachers and that it was quite ‘sexual’ […]

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Liverpool Wanderings Summer 2015

During the last few weeks in my last job before heading to Norway, I had a few hours of leave to take, so I decided what better to do with the time than head out with the camera, so that’s […]

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Lord of the flies – Manchester Lowry Theatre

I have never been to the Lowry Theatre before, so I took a punt on a last minute trip to see The Lord of The Flies being performed there for a short one week stint and in all honesty, I […]

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Stonehenge, Wiltshire, September 2014

Back in September I had a week holiday down in Cornwall, as I was travelling down, I could not pass up an opportunity to visit Stonehenge, as it is a place I have wanted to see for many years. If […]

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Book Review – The Summer I Died – Ryan C. Thomas

I am not really a fan of the whole ‘torture porn’ type films and books, they often seem to lack genuine quality and just seem to be about trying to get the most reaction possible from critics. This book does […]

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Seven Deadly Sins Part 2 – Wrath

Another day, another part of the Seven Deadly Sins, following on from yesterdays post about Pride today’s offering is Wrath. Wrath/Anger (Latin – Ira) Which comes with a definition of: “An emotional response related to one’s psychosociological interpretation of having been threatened.” or ” […]

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Seven Deadly Sins Part 1 – Pride

About a year or so ago, I read a great book written by Corey Taylor entitled Seven Deadly Sins, I found the book fascinating, especially how he intertwined stories from his past into each of the seven sins. Since reading the […]

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