The inner monologue you have when you’re getting a massage

“My back is killing me, and my shoulder. I should get a massage. This is going to great, I deserve a treat. “Massage day tomorrow! Wait, are my legs properly waxed? I should make sure. What if I’ve missed a bit? “What should I wear? I don’t want to look like a slob, but I want…

Man Booker Prize 2014 – shortlist reviews

The 2014 Man Booker Prize is awarded tonight and I’ve been working my way, slowly, through the six shortlisted books. Here are my thoughts on each, in the order I’ve read them, and which I think should win this year’s prize. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler I guessed the ‘twist’…

The 100 season one recap masterpost

Episode one – PilotAnd then gets shot in the chest with a spear.Episode two – Earth SkillsCheekbone boy, who I knew looked bad from the moment I set eyes on him in episode one, is now holding people over fire so that their wristband shows the crew up on the Ark that they’re in pain.Episode…

The Sunday Post (#17) and Showcase Sunday (#3)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer, and Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits and Tea and inspired by Pop Culture Junkie and the Story Siren. They’re a chance to share news, a post to recap the past week on your blog, highlight our newest books and…

The Sunday Post (#4)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, a post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. Reviews this week on…

Glee recap/review: Sweet Dreams

Shooting Star recap/review Glee was always going to find it difficult to follow up last week’s episode, which tackled the issue of school shootings, and true to style this week’s episode Sweet Dreams failed spectacularly to be any good.Its main problem was tone, which was just all wrong for me – from the very beginning…

Glee recap/review: Feud

Girls (and Boys) On Film recap/review Well, after a solid couple of episodes, Glee descended into madness again with Feud. And not only that, the episode also contained what I think is the worst mash-up the show has done, from the songs of two bands I absolutely loved in the 1990s. But we’ll get to…