Sex Education review–a show full of humour and heart

Sex Education is a British series on Netflix about a teenage boy (Otis, played by Asa Butterfield) who together with a schoolmate Maeve (Emma Mackey) start an informal sex therapy business, counselling fellow students on everything from relationship woes to Viagra misadventures. Otis has gleaned some of his skills from his mother Jean (an actual … Continue reading Sex Education review–a show full of humour and heart

Indie Bookstore Day – Brooklyn 2019

I was so excited to discover that I’d be in New York for Indie Bookstore Day! 17 bookstores across Brooklyn were participating with sales, offers and giveaways. With the stores spread across Brooklyn, the absence of a car, and my inability to be in more than one place at once, I only made it to 10 … Continue reading Indie Bookstore Day – Brooklyn 2019

Review: ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ was a Shakespearean Exploration of Performativity and ‘Reality’ and Not at All a Waste of Everyone’s Time

This season of ‘Bachelor in Paradise’, along with the usual sexy white people getting drunk and ‘finding connections’, showed many behind-the-scenes type moments: producers stepping in to intervene, cast members’ ‘done with this’ mic removals, and camera-people rushing to set up. (via http://thequotes.in) The reunion episode, in which the ‘cast’ sat on a stage and … Continue reading Review: ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ was a Shakespearean Exploration of Performativity and ‘Reality’ and Not at All a Waste of Everyone’s Time

Another Temple, Another Artefact – Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1kTu2hacaI I remember playing Rise of the Tomb Raider when it came out for PlayStation 4 in 2016 and enjoying it until about eighty percent of the way through when it became dull and predictable. A few years later here I am sitting in front of the sequel. This time around Eidos Montreal are leading … Continue reading Another Temple, Another Artefact – Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review