Month: August 2016

Back to the Future

Ok, I’m going to do you all a massive favour today, and tell you a secret about backs. You know when they tell you to bend your knees when you lift something, to avoid slipped discs and general agony? Well, yes, that does work, but there’s something better. I discovered it this summer after sitting …

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Dog days of summer

One person’s ‘oddball indie comedy film’ is another’s melancholy tale spiked with tragedy, as Child One, Child Two and I found out yesterday while watching Weiner Dog. It’s been getting five star rave reviews in all my favourite papers so, fresh from the triumph of Ghostbusters, we were all set for another feel good summer …

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Ghost Busting

There’s been a huge hoo-ha about the new Ghostbusters film – changing the lead characters to female. I must admit I’d be a bit miffed if they suddenly changed Little Women to Little Men, but Ghostbusters? Is it such a classic that you can’t mess with it? I did love the film at the time …

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