Category Archives: Film

294/365 today I went to the cinema

Today I…went to the cinema to see the new film ‘Effie Gray’ starring Dakota Fanning and Greg Wise, screenplay written by Emma Thompson. It tells the story of Victorian critic and writer John Ruskin and his young bride Effie. Beautifully … Continue reading

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286/365 today I…watched this

Today I watched an old favourite- I never get tired of this film. Kevin Kline is gorgeous and funny, the soundtrack is fabulous.

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175/365 Today I… watched a movie

Today I…made dinner- beef (leftovers) with udon noodles and stir fried vegetables. We picked some carrots and sugar snaps from the veg patch, I added shredded chinese leaf, peppers, leek, mushrooms, ginger and garlic from the fridge. We decided to cook … Continue reading

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134/365 Today I…did not leave the house

Today I…have been on leave from work- studying for my final exam which takes place on Saturday. It rained all day and I have sitting in the same spot, in front of the computer, for most of it, except for … Continue reading

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124/365 Today I … reblogged ‘Lessons from a Fantasy Princess: Snow White’

Originally posted on Sam The Turtle:
? I have been preparing lately to have a daughter. I’m not expecting, nor willing, I just like having skills I don’t need. Part of this preparation has been an exhaustive meta analysis of…

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89/365 Today I…watched a movie

Today I…watched MIB. Go ahead- join in with the dancing, you know you want to! Come on “bounce with me” Bit of a Will Smith theme to this week- Independence Day a couple of nights ago. What can I watch tomorrow? … Continue reading

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79/365 Today I..was poorly

Today I…have spent most of the day huddled under a quilt on the sofa.  In my experience, the only cure in this situation is a bonnet drama. I loved watching Sense and Sensibility (1995) again. The bit at the end when … Continue reading

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69/365 Today I…

Today I…am keeping it short(ish). Essay deadlines are looming, but I can’t get started on either of the assignments- the words just won’t come. Not feeling the fear yet… ah-the joys of being a deadline surfer!! I spent a long … Continue reading

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61/365 Today I…am humming

Today I…have been watching “The Great Escape” (1963). This film is a regular on TV, usually at Christmas, and I have seen it many times. A stellar cast including Richard Attenborough, Steve McQueen, David McCallum, Gordon Jackson, James Garner, and … Continue reading

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52/365 Today I…

Today I…was SUPPOSED to be putting together and posting my menu for the week but have spent all evening curled up in front of the fire watching TV.  One of my favourite films was showing on BBC3 tonight- Blades of … Continue reading

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