Moving on from my look at my favourite movie soundtracks, I’ve decided to devote a few weeks of Monday Music posts to my favourite musicals. I love a good singalong as much as the next person, and the next few posts should give you a taste of what I’m about. So, here’s the first – […]Read more "Monday Music 29 – 2018"
I’m getting close to the end of my haiku project, with only one month of haikus left to go until I finish. That means that there might not be another longer sequence of this kind. I think I’ve done about eight of them over the course of the year. This one, which is about the […]Read more "No Daughter’s Embrace – a haiku sequence"
OK. I’m going to finish my look back at my favourite movie soundtracks with this beauty… Highlander Marillion were offered the chance to work on the soundtrack for Russell Mulcahy’s cult classic in 1985. They had scheduling conflicts due to their World tour, so fate stepped in and brought Queen to the film. The result […]Read more "Monday Music 28 – 2018"
This is still just a rumour and nothing has been confirmed yet, but there is a bit of buzz flying around that the role of Chani is all but cast in Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming big-budget adaptation of Dune. Rumours, and they are ONLY that at the minute, suggest that Florida born model, Mary Herman is attached to […]Read more "Casting Dune – Mary Herman rumour reactions"
So, I’ve been writing on here for over two years now and I’ve got about 250 posts under my belt, on everything from my hometown to my favourite episodes of various TV shows. Over the two years, I’ve shared more and more on Facebook groups and on Twitter and I’ve noticed certain patterns that echo […]Read more "Misadventures in Fandom! A few observations"
I did a haiku the other day about Ronette walking over the bridge. I wanted to develop it a bit as her character doesn’t get much attention despite the trauma she endures. So, here’s what I came up with. You can see the video version here The Pulaski Girl Battered and broken Left to wander […]Read more "The Pulaski Girl – a haiku sequence"
I’m really enjoying going through my favourite non-orchestral movie soundtracks so I’m going to keep it going for a couple more weeks. This week, its the turn of Michael Mann’s 2004 thriller… Collateral This really is a cracking film that I often forget about. It’s one of my favourite Tom Cruise performances; he really makes […]Read more "Monday Music 27 – 2018"