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The Dark Portal, chapter 6

25.5.17


When a book nails it and you realise things haven't really changed much since 1989 and, I'm sure, much earlier.

Arthur had always thought that things became easier when you came of age but it wasn't turning out like that at all. He felt very unprepared for this responsibility.



The Dark Portal, chapter 3

24.5.17


I was recommended this book and now I finally got around to reading it I'm hooked!

Tall shadows covered the walls altering them into areas of pale moonlight and black caverns; deep shade and soft moonglow. Audrey could not tell the solid objects from the illusions.



Once Upon a Time, episode 6.8

15.3.17


"My old pal's moved on."

"Genie. He's gone."

"It's okay, he's free now."



Once Upon a Time, episode 6.7


Spot the pirate:

"What kind of potion is that?"

"It's not a potion, it's water."

"Ah, I knew it. Never trusted the stuff. Rum would never do that."



A Song for Summer

14.3.17


Finished this at 5:30am, could not put it down.

It's been some time since a book has done that to me, and I admit I did not expect it from this one.

(The Book Depository)



Critical Role, episode 89: Curious Tides

13.3.17


And do you know that her and Vax are twin brother and sister?

I could tell by the bone structure and the contempt.



Iron Fist Trailer

11.3.17



Claire Temple (Roasrio Dawson) is my favourite thing about all of these shows.



Sherlock: The Lying Detective

13.1.17


I've had two nightmares about serial killers this week. Don't think it's really related. But mainly I'm wondering, was that bit about the orangutan betwixt Sherlock and Watson a reference to Poe's detective (and Sherlock's predecessor), C. Auguste Dupin, and 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue'? 



Carrie and Leia

12.1.17


I didn't say anything about Carrie Fisher before because I didn't know what to say.

Princess Leia is one of my heroes but I loved General Leia. I never put the words together to explain why.

Anne has and I just found them: theestablishment.co/general-leia-organa-is-the-hero-we-need-right-now



Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio

28.12.16


I love this!

"You're a little wet."

"I prefer 'mild mannered'."