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Grimmfest 2014 – Preview Night

This past weekend saw the long anticipated arrival of the annual Gimmfest horror & Sci-Fi film festival. It was once again a great success which seemed to have been thoroughly enjoyed by all those who attended. As can be expected from these […]

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Dreams – From Bernadette Mayer’s list of journal ideas (Part 1)

Months ago I wrote a post talking about how I was going to add stuff here more often after stumbling across a great list of Ideas posted by one of the world’s earliest ‘bloggers’ – Bernadette Mayer, well as you […]

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Book Review – Mr Mercedes – Stephen King

This is the latest book to be released by Stephen King who has been my favourite author since I started to read books. Some of his books I have read tended to drag to a certain extent, it felt at […]

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Book Review – Newtown: An American Tragedy – Matthew Lysiak

I think the main issue with this book is that it’s come too soon. The author clearly wanted to be the first to cover the ‘biggest’ (in terms of public outrage) school massacre, which has caused one of the biggest […]

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All Apologies

Slight deviation from the blog post I was going to write here, but this post came about after reading a post on another blog I follow, The Anarchist Soccer Mom, which rang very true to a situation I currently find myself […]

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Ideas to take the blog forward

I have had this blog for going on a year now and so far it’s been far too under utilized. The problem has always been trying to find interesting content to add to it. Sadly my life is not as […]

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Book Review – Columbine – Dave Cullen

I came across this book after watching a documentary on the TV a few weeks prior, it seemed to have some mixed reviews (due to it arguing a lot of the ‘accepted facts’), but overall the reviews were positive, so […]

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Grimmfest 2013 – Fringe (Part 1) – My Amityville Horror & Smiley

First off, a quick apology for not getting this blog updated with more film reviews from Grimmfest, its been a busy few weeks both socially and in work and there has just not been enough hours in the day, but […]

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Grimmfest 2013 – Night 1 – The Borderlands, Crazy for You and On Air

I did not realize just how little time I would have to actually write up these reviews during the film festival (in fact I had no time due to late finishes and many good things going on at the Fringe […]

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Grimmffest 2013 – The Preview Night Part 2, Radio Silence & Curse of Chucky

Next up, following the very informative Q&A session with Robin Hardy was a locally filmed short, directed by Mat Johns, entitled Radio Silence. Judging by the way the cinema filled up shortly before the film started and the noise made when […]

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Grimmfest 2013 – The Preview Night Part 1, The Wicker Man

So, after months of waiting the day was finally here, the start of Grimmfest 2013. For those not familiar with what Grimmfest is, its in essence a horror film (with the odd sci-fi film thrown into the mix) which happens […]

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The East Lancashire Railway 1940’s weekend

A couple of months ago the East Lancashire Railway held their annual 1940’s weekend. The weekend consists of various events all following the 1940’s theme (such as dinner and dance at the church hall, soldier parades and such like.) The […]

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