POEM – At Bridget’s Well – Doireann Ní Ghríofa

My mum sent this onto me this morning and I think it's absolutely magical! https://youtu.be/kL1YHXwGThs To celebrate St. Brigid's Day 2021, the Department of Foreign Affairs and MoLI - Museum of Literature Ireland, have collaborated on ‘Three Poems for Brigid’, a series of three short online films. Each film showcases a poet and a spoken … Continue reading POEM – At Bridget’s Well – Doireann Ní Ghríofa

Admin Day

It’s been a deliciously productive day behind the scenes...but it’s not super interesting to anyone else. Going to read another chapter of Celestial Bodies for #LBCHorsforth then likely re-watch the Eurovision film for a relax, singalong and happy sob. https://youtu.be/7q6Co-nd0lM This is such a silly, happy homage to Eurovision and I really enjoyed it. In … Continue reading Admin Day

Film Night – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Just finished Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John le Carre for our first #LBC3Reads of the year (Saturday, 16th, 12.30pm via zoom!). So have given myself a night off to give the 2011 film a shot. The cast is a bit impressive - Gary Oldman - George Smiley.Kathy Burke - Connie Sachs.Benedict Cumberbatch - Peter … Continue reading Film Night – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

PODCAST – Never Let Me Go – with MINIcine

From MINICINE Director Mark Romanek and writer Alex Garland (Ex Machina) bring Kazuo Ishiguro’s (‘The Remains of the Day’) hauntingly poignant and emotional story to the screen. In this remarkable tale of love, loss and hidden truths, Kathy (Carey Mulligan), Tommy (Andrew Garfield) and Ruth (Keira Knightley) live in a world and a time that … Continue reading PODCAST – Never Let Me Go – with MINIcine

MINICINE – Never Let Me Go

Date:    27th February 2016 Time:   4pm Venue: The Arch Cafe, LS2 8JA Book:   Online Ticket Office Cost:   £5 Tweet: @MinicineYorks NEVER LET ME GO From MINICINE Director Mark Romanek and writer Alex Garland (Ex Machina) bring Kazuo Ishiguro’s (‘The Remains of the Day’) hauntingly poignant and emotional story to the screen. In this remarkable tale … Continue reading MINICINE – Never Let Me Go

INTERVIEW with Minicine

Recently I headed down to the beautiful Armley Mills Industrial Museum to have a  natter with the fabulously funny Minicine team - Woody and Abi. As regular readers will know, I'm a long time supporter of Minicine, but only recently attended one of their screenings (check out my review for Westwood HERE and Wayne's World HERE), who are … Continue reading INTERVIEW with Minicine

MINICINE – Wayne’s World at Left Bank Leeds

Venue: Left Bank Leeds  4 Spring Grove Walk Leeds West Yorkshire LS6 1RR SHORTS Well, the atmosphere in the Left Bank was warm and friendly as ever...though the building itself was just a little chilly! For such an unobtrusive exterior; I never cease to be amazed by how awe-inspiring the inside is. The ceilings take … Continue reading MINICINE – Wayne’s World at Left Bank Leeds

MINICINE – Westworld

Venue: Armley Mills Industrial Museum Canal Road Leeds West Yorkshire LS12 2QF Twitter: @MinicineYorks   Just in this second from watching Westworld at Armley Mills, courtesy of MINICINE - my first time attending one of their events - despite best intentions. The venue is absolutely amazing - a huge space - originally the world's largest woolen mill … Continue reading MINICINE – Westworld

Severus Snape – his chronology

9th January 1960 – 2nd May 1998   And then read this as a reality check - Nerds Doing Stuff - Snape is not a good guy

Fancy Dress Ball – Compare Books to Film versions!

Recently, I was sent an email about a really interesting project and asked to include it on the blog. I eagerly agreed...then was completely distracted by World Book Night (Thursday, 23rd April, from 6pm at the White Swan Pub in Leeds City Centre, if you are interested!). Apologies to Fancy Dress Ball for the delayed postage! … Continue reading Fancy Dress Ball – Compare Books to Film versions!