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Book and Film Update

Book and Film Update

Here are some of the books and films I’ve read recently as well as some I’ve recently added to my collection or my wishlist. Reviews coming soon! Books I’ve Read Recently: Well, I say recently, but some of these I read quite a while ago but haven’t gotten around to reviewing yet.   New Books in my Collection Some intriguing reads that I’ve recently purchased, borrowed or been gifted. Books Recently added to my Wishlist One day you will be mine, my pretties. Films I’ve Recently Seen A good mix of sci-fi, fantasy and disney films. Films I Can’t Wait […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Movies or TV Shows

Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Movies or TV Shows

Today is Top Ten Tuesday, a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish!  Every week they post a new top ten list and everyone can join in and share their own picks. If you’d like to take part, hop on over to the blog and sign up with the linky. If you don’t have a blog, feel free to post your answers in the comments. This week’s topic is: Favourite Movies or TV Shows. As I have way too many favourites, I’ve had to split them into several different categories to make it a bit easier. Top Ten Movies […]


W is for Werewolves #atozchallenge

W is for Werewolves #atozchallenge

[A Mexican grey wolf by HOTN Stock] Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about Werewolves. Werewolves are legendary humans that are cursed to transform into wolf-like creatures, usually on the three nights of the full moon. Transformation A person becomes a werewolf when they are bitten by another werewolf, but only if they live to tell the tale. […]


V is for Vampires #atozchallenge

V is for Vampires #atozchallenge

Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about Vampires. Vampires are legendary ‘undead’ creatures who drain the life or energy of humans, usually by drinking their blood. The term vampire was popularised in the early 18th century when Eastern Europeaners brought their superstition and folklore into Western Europe. John Polidori’s 1891 novella The Vampyre, first depicted vampires as charismatic […]


S is for Superpowers #atozchallenge

S is for Superpowers #atozchallenge

[modelled by sunshine114 on DA,photography by Mike Conner] Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about Superpowers. Superpowers are abilities that go beyond normal human limits. Many originated from Marvel and DC comics before entering more mainstream sci-fi TV shows and films. Those who possess superpowers can be heroes or villains, using their powers for good or evil. They […]


P is for Possession #atozchallenge

P is for Possession #atozchallenge

[Stock image by soraneko, CC Licence. Edited by Anstice Potts] Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about Possession. Possession is a supernatural happening whereby a person’s body is taken over by the soul or spirit of someone else, or by a demon. This renders the person incapable of acting on their own free-will, though they may appear unchanged […]


I is for Immortality #atozchallenge

I is for Immortality #atozchallenge

[‘Stock-Immortal‘, modelled by Mahafsoun,photographed by Mirza Fatick] Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about Immortality. Immortality means endless life or endurance. It has always been a common theme in literature as it explores humanity’s deep-seated fears and comprehension of its own mortality. It frequently occurs in fantasy and sci-fi fiction, as it is often the aim of the […]


Gone but Not Forgotten Blogfest

Gone but Not Forgotten Blogfest

Today I’m taking part in the Gone but Not Forgotten blogfest hosted by Erinn at Something Else to Distract Me. The brief was to write about our top five TV shows that are no longer making new episodes. I’m a big fan of TV from days gone by, so it was hard to narrow it down to just five. But here are my favourites: 1) Buffy the Vampire SlayerBuffy was my obsession during high school. It was the show that my sister and I raced home to watch and wouldn’t move or speak to anyone else whilst it was on. […]