Tag Archives: movies

Tickets please

Dear Cineworld Cinemas I’ve been trying to book seats to see “The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug” at Cineworld, Fountain Park, Edinburgh.  This has proved all but impossible. I shall tell you why. I located your website through Google. … Continue reading

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The Girl with the Pain in the Arse

I don't often give up on books or films half way through, but there are always exceptions.  I've tried and tried to like Doris Lessing, for example, but I just can't.  And don't even get me started on Baz Luhrmann: first up against … Continue reading

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Blessed be his name

Everyone has a favourite uncle. The one who visits now and again to tell the rudest jokes, or deliver the biggest presents.  The one who has an intriguing past that the grown-ups won’t talk about. Eventually, of course, the jokes … Continue reading

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Boy 3 (of 3) and I have braved the snow and ice to go and see the much hyped Avatar. Yes, it is very good.  Boy 3 awarded it 102/10, so that’s pretty positive.   The 3D effects are also getting really good … Continue reading

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