When I saw a post on Facebook some time back about a location-based, puzzle-solving murder mystery, I knew it was exactly the kind of thing the crew would be into – messages were sent, we were all on board and had several of us sign up to the earlybird mailing list to make sure we could … More Spent the Weekend Getting CluedUpp!
A perfect birthday treat for someone who (like me) loves weird and wonderful things! I went to Ripley’s back in 2014 (spoilt by a BFF), but I had to write a post about it because it was such a great experience and I still want to go again! Based in the heart of London, it’s a … More A Treasure Trove of Bizarre Oddities : Ripley’s Believe it or Not!, London
The juices are flowing 😍 #scrapbooking #artsandcrafts pic.twitter.com/kHhEsR8St0 — Natty Dee (@nattydeejournal) May 17, 2017 I’ve been in a bit of a creative slump recently, in all aspects – writing, scrapbooking, photobooking, all of it. So I was grateful for a kick up the backside this weekend while visiting my good friend in Worthing. We … More Just Needed A Kick Up The Butt!
A hidden gem you may not (yet) have heard of – Inside No.9 is a series recently aired on the BBC. When a friend told me it was by the same folk who did The League of Gentlemen years before, I shrugged my shoulders. I didn’t like the league of gentlemen. But, scrolling through Netflix … More A Series Worth Binging : Inside No.9
I stumbled on the Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith while having a bit of a creative/crafty block, so it was perfect timing. Filled with fun and somewhat crazy ideas, it’s the perfect opportunity to dip in and out of projects. Not only that but the whole point is, yes, to wreck it. I’m one of those … More Wrecking It!
Another thought-provoking Film Listography. Books can be open to interpretation and bringing that to life brings intense challenges – from casting the perfect actors to compete with their existing counterparts, to determining what elements of the story are integral, to trying to convey an atmosphere visually instead of descriptively. Some attempts get this hideously wrong, … More Bringing a Book to Screen is No Easy Feat, But Sometimes They Get it (Mostly) Right
Partisan (2015) – ★★★ Partisan follows the pre-pubescent Alexander, living in a cult-like commune led by the charmingly cruel Gregori (Vincent Cassel), in a broken down city. The cult is darker then it seems, as we learn that Alexander and his apparent ‘siblings’ are being raised by Gregori to be assassins, waging his non-descript civil war. Alexander is, … More Mini Reviews #2