Category Archives: grief

The Inherited Outsider. THE VINTAGE BOOKSHOP OF MEMORIES by Elizabeth Holland. A review.

The Vintage Bookshop of Memories by budding author Elizabeth Holland, is an enchanting romantic novel, that is the perfect antidote for these austere times that we currently all find ourselves in.   The biggest compliment to give The Vintage Bookshop … Continue reading

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Against All Odds

World Mental Health Day, Saturday, October 10th, 2020.  Time to celebrate my life.  Time to tell the world what I have completely been through.  Time to finally shout out loud, “I AM HAPPY TO BE ALIVE!” “I WISH I WAS … Continue reading

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HELLO BLOG, IT’S BEEN AWHILE!! AN UPDATE AND THINGS I LIKE ABOUT MYSELF!

Hello everybody, it has been awhile my friends! I guess I haven’t written a blog since March 2019, because quite frankly I didn’t feel the need to.  I have been super busy with my OCD recovery and trying to improve … Continue reading

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MAFIA WOMEN WITH TREVOR McDONALD : FASCINATING AND POIGNANT! A review, episode one.

As a follow-up to when Sir Trevor McDonald looked back at some of the lives of former members of La Cosa Nostra, here in this first part of two documentaries he now looked at some of the women in their … Continue reading

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AN ASHAMED, INTROSPECTIVE AND HOODWINKED LOUIS! ‘Louis Theroux – Savile’. A review.

This was a BBC Two documentary by Louis Theroux with a difference.  Never before have we seen him revisit one of his earlier programmes.  First aired fifteen years ago, he looked back at the documentary he did with the now … Continue reading

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COLD FEET MIGHT BE UNUSUAL IN SEPTEMBER, BUT OH WHAT A JOYOUS, GLORIOUS COMEBACK! ‘COLD FEET’ – Series 6, episode 1 review. 05/09/16.

TV show comebacks are not always guaranteed to be a roaring success.  For example,  no more Only Fools and Horses should have been made after Del and Rodney FINALLY became millionaires.  The remake of Dallas was an unmitigated disaster and … Continue reading

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RESOLUTE, RELENTLESS REG! ‘REG’ – A REVIEW.

Reg Keys : “A five hundred strong mob armed to the teeth baying for blood, came after my son and he had fifty bullets and no radio.  Now I can accept that just about, but if I find out this … Continue reading

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HEARTBREAKING LOVE STORY, BUT THE MURDER PLOT LET IT DOWN! River- Episode six review.

Last night the sixth and final episode of the gripping crime drama River was shown on BBC1. At the end of episode four I went around telling everybody how utterly brilliant I thought this programme was.  Therefore, I was shocked … Continue reading

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17 YEARS AGO TODAY MY DAD DIED, BUT THE PAIN OF LOSING HIM WILL LIVE WITH ME FOREVER!

October 31st 1998 was without doubt the worst day of my life so far.  It was worse than when I got told by a doctor twelve months later, that I needed an investigation to make sure I did not have … Continue reading

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UTTERLY COMPELLING AND UTTERLY BRILLIANT! River – Review of episode two.

Last year I can still remember just how amazing it felt to watch the BBC1 crime/police drama Happy Valley.  It was that brilliant that it sort of felt like a privilege to watch such a fantastic piece of work.  I … Continue reading

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