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Derek Acorah

Okay, this is going to seem like an odd one.  As my story unravels, it will make sense (hopefully). Last weekend, Derek Acorah left the mortal world to whatever is next.  If you don’t know Derek Acorah, he was a spiritual medium.  Here’s a link to his wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derek_Acorah I don’t know what your...

What I have Learned in the Past 10 Years

Warning, if you don’t like swearing, look away now. However hard you try sometimes work things do not work out.  The trick is not to dwell on it and take the good stuff to go forward with.   As an employee, if you do not get a cost of living pay rise year on year,...

Review – Last Christmas

This will be a quick one because it’s Christmas and it’s a Christmas film.  No spoilers and this will be a Star Wars (whatever the new one is called) free space.  Doh! Last Christmas stars the hugely talented and charismatic Emilia Clarke.  Here she plays 26-year-old Kate (Katerena) who is trying to navigate her life...

Review – Shrill

Shrill landed on BBC iPlayer this week.  Straight from America – if you think straight is nine months – Shrill tells the tale of Annie Easton.  Played by Aidy Bryant, Annie is an overweight writer (I can’t imagine why this would appeal to me), just trying to get on with life in this comedy series....

Review – The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

This review is based on Season 3 of the series which landed on Amazon Prime on 6th December 2019. It starts with our marvelous protagonist Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) arriving at a USO show.  Her first gig ahead of touring with Shy Baldwin, a famous soul singer.  She is his opener but so excited by...