Life Coaching – Alexander R Davis

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"I would like to start this off with a story." Let's cut to the chase: I do not like this book. It lost me from the opening paragraphs and a *horrible* initial message, which it then follows up with a pile of decent enough, but brief, well-worn (and often half-lifted from other places) advice. But … Continue reading Life Coaching – Alexander R Davis

The Prom (2020)

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I'll admit, I'll take a guilty pleasure in enjoying a fun musical movie: the sparkle, the toe-tapping, the OTT-ness of it all. I'm thinking Mamma Mia! or Pitch Perfect. Heck, from the Christmas TV listings I'm most looking forward to Singin' in the Rain! Yup, you can't beat a good musical. And you saw this … Continue reading The Prom (2020)

A Court of Thorns and Roses – Sarah J Maas

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"The first snow of winter had begun whipping through Velaris an hour earlier." Feyre's family have learned poverty, and for some reason this youngest daughter is now the primary carer for her crippled father and two insufferable sisters. All very Cinderella. But then Feyre (fey-ruh, as we're told more than once, presumably to stop the fey-ray?) … Continue reading A Court of Thorns and Roses – Sarah J Maas

Tiny Leaps Big Changes – Gregg Clunis

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"Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes." Reading this straight off the back of Burnout really flagged to me the different approaches self-help books can take. Burnout felt supportive, wanting you to have a happier life, helping you tackle some of life's obstacles to achieve that. This, on the other hand, felt like it was castigating … Continue reading Tiny Leaps Big Changes – Gregg Clunis

Riddick (2013)

When the third installment of the Chronicles of Riddick (following the movie of the same name, which itself followed Pitch Black, both of which I rather enjoyed, in different ways) was announced, I remember being excited: here was a sequel I'd really wanted to see, but almost didn't get made, as I might have been one of … Continue reading Riddick (2013)