Big pause, big fun

Big pause, big fun

There has been a lot going on.  I see the New Look post from December 17  when I flit past shutting down my home tabs …

 

New look

New look

Just spent the past few days moving posts about to take advantage of the theme I am now using – Autofocus by Allan Cole.  I …

 

Person of interest

Person of interest

I want to like this, I really  do.  I’m four episodes in and it’s trying so hard to be clever but it’s just being obvious. Does …

 

To change the world, start with one step

To change the world, start with one step

Neil Armstrong has died at the age of 82.  He was the first man on the moon, an achievement made possible by the ingenious people …

 

Fallen star

Fallen star

Lance Armstrong has given up his fight against USADA who have been investigating claims he was doping through the seven years of the Tour de …

 

Smooth Criminal

Smooth Criminal

The Olympics is almost over but the finals of the women’s rhythmic gymnastics was on today.  I love watching the ribbon so I tuned in.  …

 

Curiosity

Curiosity

Today was the landing day for Curiosity – the one ton probe we have sent to Mars – culminating with the seven minutes of terror.  …

 

Wiggo

Wiggo

Bradley Wiggins, the most famous mod in the world, has won Le Tour de France!  It wasn’t a leisurely ride into Paris though, there was …

 

Wiggo

Wiggo

Bradley Wiggins, the most famous mod in the world, has won Le Tour de France!  It wasn’t a leisurely ride into Paris though, there was …

 

The Dark Knight Rises (spoiler free)

The Dark Knight Rises (spoiler free)

Go and see this film.  There are a few problems with hearing what some of the characters are saying at a couple of points in …

 

A sporting chance

A sporting chance

Le Tour de France is currently going on.  Today they are heading from Limoux to Foix in the Pyrenees.  I tuned in to catch the …

 

Twilight

Twilight

The crushing angst of this film is killing me.  I am at a loss as to how anyone can find this story entralling. Pouting teenager moves …

 

Still no comment

Still no comment

Oh my!  Spam commenters have a new tack – copying someone else’s comment and hoping no one will notice it bears little relation to the …

 

Night-time wonders

Night-time wonders

I have managed to stop jumping about the place to post – last night at the Colosseum I spotted some people walking about on the …

 

Melting pot

Melting pot

Rome is a melting pot.  I don’t mean it’s a place of many cultures (although it is), I mean it’s literally a melting pot.  It’s …

 

More happenstance and coincidence

More happenstance and coincidence

It is my last day here in Barcelona and it has been chucking it down for most of the day, a serious thunderstorm rattled through …

 

Happenstance and coincidence

Happenstance and coincidence

Tonight (June 30) I made a mistake walking to my restaurant because my brain was fried, I ended up walking about 6 miles to the …

 

Prometheus science training

Prometheus science training

Since writing my Prometheus post, I discovered an awesome (their words not mine) video on Prometheus science training. It wasn’t just me who thought what …

 

David

David

Spoiler alert!  Oh it’s too late if you have eyes.  I am on a Prometheus roll. This is quite accurate. Prometheus: David cut. Not my picture, it came …

 

Eighth generation Weyland TIPE

Eighth generation Weyland TIPE

Hello, I’m David. What can you, David? I can do almost anything that could possibly be asked of me. I can assist your employees. I can make your organisation …

 

Rush

Rush

How to give yourself an unwanted adrenaline rush: 1.  Book a plane ticket to somewhere really quite marvellous at work. 2. Try to log into your email …

 

Prometheus

Prometheus

Contains spoilers, if you haven’t seen Prometheus yet, look away now. Ridley Scott, if you are planning to do to Bladerunner what you did to Alien …

 

Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a Murder

Contains spoilers.  Bloody great big spoilers.  I say what the ending is, so don’t come crying to me if you don’t want to know. James Stewart …

 

The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk

OK which one is this?  The Incredible Hulk with Lou Ferringo?  The Hulk with Eric Bana?  No, The Incredible Hulk with Edward Norton. It’s a reboot …

 

Killer Elite

Killer Elite

What the… I don’t know what… What the actual fuck is happening in this film?  The storyline is impossible to follow, lurching from one action sequence to …

 

Punch Drunk Love

Punch Drunk Love

This is a film I was told long ago that I shouldn’t watch.  I have had a copy sitting in my “DVDs to watch” pile …

 

Because you will forget next time there’s an update

Because you will forget next time there’s an update

Every time the wonderful Portfolio theme is updated, the posts per page resets.  I forget how to change it back, so here’s what to do …

 

Terminator Salvation

Terminator Salvation

I forgot about this film when it came out.  I did go on a Terminator Salvation roller coaster back in 2009 which bizzarely was a …

 

Spoiler alert!!

Spoiler alert!!

It’s 30 minutes before the Homeland season one finale and Channel 4 feel it’s necessary to show trailers for it – I’ve managed to avoid …

 

Spirals

Spirals

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