Monthly Archives: December 2016

Top Ten Songs of 2016

10) ‘Perfect Illusion’ – Lady Gaga This track had a mixed response on the whole, and it has been a song I’ve had in the background rather than one I’ve given my undivided attention to. But I still think it … Continue reading

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Inside No. 9 – ‘The Devil of Christmas’

CONTAINS SPOILERS Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith’s anthology series has been given a third series, and returns with a Christmas episode, ‘The Devil of Christmas’, with the other episodes to be broadcast sometime in 2017. As I said when I … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – ‘The Return of Doctor Mysterio’

Christmas Special CONTAINS SPOILERS It’s been a longer gap than usual between Doctor Who episodes, the last one was last year’s Christmas special ‘The Husbands of River Song’. So the title of this new episode ‘The Return of Doctor Mysterio’ … Continue reading

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Paul O’Grady’s Favourite Fairy Tales

Paul O’Grady’s Favourite Fairy Tales begins with Paul O’Grady as a “handsome young woodcutter woke up in an enchanted forest” on top of many mattresses. After waking up, he says “I tell you what, I’m never drinking with that crowd … Continue reading

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The Secret Life Of The Zoo At Christmas

CONTAINS SPOILERS Yes, I know there was a full series before this Christmas special, but I don’t have time to do a review of that yet as, well, it’s Christmas. Christmas is a busy time for everyone generally, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Grasslands’

CONTAINS SPOILERS The fifth episode of this series was on Grasslands. A quarter of all land on Earth is covered in grass, and some areas are dominated by grass. Grasslands can happen in areas where the rain falls rarely, but … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Deserts’

CONTAINS SPOILERS Episode 4 was on ‘Deserts’. Deserts are very harsh environments. The lack of trees means no protection from the elements. There is very little food or water. Deserts have intense heat and are prone to sand storms. We … Continue reading

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