Category Archives: J.K.ROWLING

A COMEDIC GENIUS FROM BOLTON! ‘PETER KAY : 20 YEARS OF FUNNY’ – A REVIEW.

As I sat down to watch this documentary about Peter Kay on BBC1 this Christmas Eve, I longed for it to be as good as it sounded. It was billed as a look back at Peter’s working life, from the … Continue reading

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AN UNSATISFYING DRAMA! ‘THE CASUAL VACANCY’ -EPISODE THREE REVIEW.

After seeing the concluding part of this drama last night the verdict is now clear, I DEFINITELY PREFER THE BOOK OVER THE TV ADAPTATION! This third episode in many ways was a bit all over the place.  Like episode two, … Continue reading

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I NOW PREFER THE BOOK! ‘THE CASUAL VACANCY’ -EPISODE TWO REVIEW.

After watching the first episode of The Casual Vacancy last week I did a blog about how I preferred this TV version to the J.K Rowling book it is based upon.  I watched the second installment last night and have … Continue reading

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A CASUAL HIT! ‘The Casual Vacancy’ – episode one review.

Think The Vicar of Dibley with elements of Eastenders in it and you will pretty much have an idea of what the first episode of this new three part BBC1 drama was like.  The screenplay was written by Sarah Phelps … Continue reading

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THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE OK- MY 2013 Review of some of the books I came across. A REVIEW OF – 1.’MAYA’ by Alastair Campbell. 2. ‘A CASUAL VACANCY’ by JK Rowling. 3.’THE ART OF FIELDING’ by Chad Harbach. 4. ‘THE YELLOW BIRDS’ by Kevin Powers. 5.’THE GAFFER : THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF A FOOTBALL MANAGER’ by Neil Warnock. 6. ‘JIMMY – MY STORY’ by James Anderson. 7. ‘THE CUCKOO’S CALLING’ by Robert Galbraith. 8 ‘SWEET TOOTH’ by Ian McEwan. 9. ‘THE UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY’ by Rachel Joyce. 10. ‘UNEXPLODED’ by Alison MaCleod. 11. ‘GONE GIRL’ by Gillian Flynn. 12. ‘AN ENDANGERED SPECIES’ by David Gower. 13. ‘DERBY DAY’ by DJ Taylor. 14. ‘ALEX FERGUSON :MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY’ by Sir Alex Ferguson. 15. ‘KISS ME FIRST’ by Lottie Moggach. 16. ‘ANGEL BABY’ by Richard Lange.

So I just finish this amazing book a few days ago called Angel Baby by Richard Lange, and thought to myself I need to shout out loud just how good this book is and do a review of it. Then the … Continue reading

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