Personal · Travel

A day chasing The Hell of the North: Paris-Roubaix

I’ve spoken before about my love of watching the sport of cycling. It’s a niche interest and I don’t really have any friends who share that interest, certainly not many who would drive to France and traipse around fields to watch it live. Except I do now have a friend willing to do this crazy…… Continue reading A day chasing The Hell of the North: Paris-Roubaix

Film Talk · Top 5 films of the month · Uncategorized

My top 5 films (first watches) in March

Another month where I’m yet to come up with a better name for this. However what March was great for was first watches for me. I restricted myself to first viewings only which is good because we had our usual re-watch of Lord of the Rings and if I was going with my favourite films,…… Continue reading My top 5 films (first watches) in March

Companion Pieces · Film Talk

Film Companion Piece: I think we’re alone now & Seeking a friend for the end of the world

I like films that complement each other. Let’s be honest in 2019, no film can really claim to be 100% original (this isn’t’ a complaint, influence is what keeps the world turning). I often wonder when I feel two films do work together if the directors were aware of the other film or liked it.…… Continue reading Film Companion Piece: I think we’re alone now & Seeking a friend for the end of the world

Beauty · Glossybox

Glossybox’s Limited Edition Mother’s Day Box, Unboxed

I don’t always go in for the limited edition boxes, but I’d amassed quite a bit of credit on my account meaning I could pick the Mother’s Day edition for about £10 which for something worth over £100 felt like a must-do. I’m not the only Glossybox subscriber who bought this for themselves, right? Sorry…… Continue reading Glossybox’s Limited Edition Mother’s Day Box, Unboxed