Monthly Archives: December 2011

BOOK: About A Boy – Nick Hornby

Brief Synopsis: Will is a confirmed bachelor swanning from one failed relationship to another. Marcus is an oddball 11-year-old dealing with a depressive mother and bullying.  Good Points: This is a sweet tale about friendship and acceptance which doesn’t wind up being too syrupy. Bad … Continue reading

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Mrs P To Be

One bridge. Two people. A million padlocks on a bridge in Paris. The padlock is chunky and silver, initials roughly etched into it with a tiny screwdriver. A ring dangles from the loop, clenched uncomprehendingly in trembling fingers. He drops to … Continue reading

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My Week With Marilyn

In A Nutshell: This is the true story of Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), a journalist whose first job was as third assistant director on a film starring Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) and Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams). Good Points: It’s true, interesting, … Continue reading

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Pants on Fire

Recently, I have come across a hell of a lot of lies shooting out of the mouths of men in my acquaintance. My sister, the Redhead, has recently split with her boyfriend after he lied about cheating on her. This came shortly … Continue reading

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Well, That’s Nice

Well, it would appear that I have broken my only-being-fancied-by-old-men spell. On Sunday in the boozer, a group of young boys (we’re talking 21/22) told Mr P that I had been voted as owning ‘the best legs in Charnwood’. All … Continue reading

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iDrones

Mr P has finally succumbed to his techie-geek side and purchased an iPhone. Luckily for me, he states that he won’t become one of those people who download every app under the sun / use it to play games on during … Continue reading

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