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Mid-Flight Engine Maintenance for Dummies

Some thoughts on the new series of Being Human Continue reading

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A Fairy Tale of TV: Grimm and Once Upon A Time

Grimm and Once Upon A Time – two fairy-tales-are-real TV shows. Which is better? Continue reading

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How to Improve as a Writer

“Just write every day, and read more often than you write” *sigh* I haven’t been very good at writing or reading lately. On the writing front I’ve only managed to edit a couple of stories and submit them to the … Continue reading

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Dollhouse 1.01 – ‘Ghost’

Dollhouse is the new TV show from Joss Whedon, starring Eliza Dushku. You may not have heard much about it, you certainly haven’t from this blog because I’ve been keeping a low profile. I’ve been deliberately ignoring hype and information … Continue reading

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The Mentalist

Imagine Derrin Brown as a detective. If, like me, you’re enough of a pedant to sigh whenever someone uses “beg the question” when they really mean “prompt the question”, then you may get a slight measure of satisfaction when a … Continue reading

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Merlin (or “Camelot the Early Years”)

Ok so that’s not original but clearly, the BBC’s new flashy drama Merlin is a Smallville for medieval times. You’ve got the younger versions of the main characters, not necessarily settled in their hero/villain roles (Arthur’s a jerk, Morgana seems … Continue reading

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Fringe

I watched the two hour pilot to the new JJ Abrams produced show, Fringe, the other day so here’s a quick review. I told M that this was coming up and asked her if she was interested (she’s a huge … Continue reading

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Studio 60 – a guilty pleasure that shouldn’t be

Three posts in one night is probably too much (especially if I end up not posting for a month or something) but I thought of this earlier and anyway I’d like to have something a visitor to the blog could … Continue reading

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