Boomtown Fair 2015: The Boomingest of the Towns

I feel like Boomtown kind of came out of nowhere. I’d heard about it before, but nothing much beyond it being pretty out there. Yet with the current inundation of UK festivals we seem to have these days, it had such a drastically different line-up from anything else I had seen that I was pretty […]

A Retrospective: Signs (2002)

With his new film The Visit out in cinemas this month, I recently took the time to re-watch M.Night Shyamalan’s 2002 alien invasion movie Signs; a personal favourite from my childhood years. The director/writer has come under much derision in recent years. Having avoided many of his most recent efforts, I actually have quite fond […]

Review: The Shepherd’s Crown – Terry Pratchett

Sorry for such a late review. This one took a lot to process, to really work out what needed to be said about the book before sending it (kicking, screaming, etc.) onto our esteemed website. Somewhat unlike our normal posts, this is going to be separated into two parts; the first will be a general review, […]

Ernest Cline – Armada

Armada by Ernest Cline

It’s a rare thing these days that I don’t enjoy reading a book. Gone are the days when I had two hours of commuting a day and could rip through a novel or two in a week (several weeks if it was by Neal Stephenson). I am now left with whatever time I can find […]