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TV Review: Death in Paradise (s. 1-2)

It’s a great show to sit down and lose yourself in. It’s funny, endearing, with enough drama to keep you engrossed without adversely affecting your blood pressure.

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Super Snappy Speed Reviews: Children’s Edition (Vol. 3)

These reviews reflect nothing but my own personal opinions and impressions, reduced, flattened and shrink-rayed into a few short sentences. The books I have selected have nothing in common, save the fact that they are all fictional stories for very young children.

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Review: Kim’s Convenience (season 1)

SPOILER ALERT Anyone who has not seen season 1 of the CBC TV show, Kim’s Convenience (season 1) is hereby advised that this post may contain a few unavoidable spoilers. Every now and again, you’ll be perusing Netflix looking for a new show to watch, unsure as to what you’re looking for and feeling frankly […]

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Super Snappy Speed Reviews: Books (vol. 4)

You know how it all works by now: I review a bunch of books in a few short sentences and give a rating out of five stars for each.

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Book Review: Mark of the Raven

I love a good old fashioned high fantasy set in faintly medieval inspired magical worlds and Christian fantasy Mark of the Raven by Morgan L. Busse promised to be exactly that…. In general, an enjoyable book… It didn’t knock my socks off but it was okay.

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TV Review: After Hours

SPOILER ALERT Anyone who has not seen the British sitcom After Hours (2015) is hereby advised that this post may contain a few unavoidable spoilers. My wife and I’s Now TV subscription will be coming to an end in a few days and, in an effort to save a bit of money, we shan’t be […]

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App Review: Tomato Typewriter

If you’re the sort of writer who enjoys writing on your Android tablet or smartphone but need the threat of a deadline to get you going, Tomato Typewriter by Zest Works might just be the app for you.

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Review: The Orville (season 1)

I’ve heard a lot of folk talking very positively about this show, even claiming it fills a Star Trek void in a way the most recent Star Treks fail to do. High praise indeed. My curiosity was piqued.

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App Review: Character Story Planner 2

Everyone and their granny seems to have produced an app to help writers draft or plan their stories, most of which I personally don’t find very helpful. Nevertheless there are a few diamonds in the rough to be found and today I want to tell you all about another one I recently discovered: Character Story Planner 2 for Android by Ifantasia.

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Game Review: Toonstruck

So today, I’m going to review an often overlooked gem of the point-and-click adventure genre: Toonstruck (1996).

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