Another wet week in Blighty has come to an end, I know they say April Showers but this is more April downpours, come on sunshine. Let's just hope it isn't foreshadowing a wet June and another boggy Upton Jazz Festival a la 2012, at least the sports ground isn't right on the river as Fish … Continue reading Times-A-Wastin’


The Power of the Sandman

Still no real word from Sian, not sure if this is because she is still recovering from major surgery or if she has washed her hands of me thanks to my albeit brief relationship with Rachael. I have two opposing views on this, Katherine thinks it was pretty c**tish of me whereas Zizzy thinks quite … Continue reading The Power of the Sandman

Creature Feature

Remember them? Those classic B-Movies with dramatically alluring titles like "The Fly", "Attack of the Crab Monsters" or "It Came From Beneath the Sea" and usually involved some variety of enlarged insects or small animal, and while looking through the eyes of a modern day perspective look somewhat lame and corny, at the time- still … Continue reading Creature Feature

The Secret of the Confessional

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OozmigeBDkg One of the underrated and overlooked films in the filmography of Director Alfred Hitchcock is the 1953 film "I Confess", it stars Montgomery Swift as a priest who hears the confession of a murderer and finds himself the chief suspect in the murder investigation and has to prove his innocence without breaking his vows … Continue reading The Secret of the Confessional