Wyrd Sisters (1988) – Terry Practhett

It’s back to Discworld for this week’s book shelf, as I dig into the next titles in the humorous fantasy series from Terry Pratchett. This time around we spend some time with witches. We revisit Granny Weatherwax, and are introduced to Nanny Ogg, and Magrat, collectively christened Wryd Sisters. The trio are concerning themselves with…

Frozen (2013) – Chris Buck, and Jennifer Lee

The last title on the What Else to Watch list from DK Canada’s The Movie Book following its recommendation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is this this update of the classic Hans Christian Andersen story The Snow Queen. Featuring an enjoyable cast of characters, as well as a number of songs that have…

Doctor Who (Tom Baker) РThe Masque of Mandragora 

  Here we are 14 (!) Seasons in, and things get a little historical for the first time in a long time as the Doctor (Baker) and Sarah-Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) find themselves back in 15th century Italy! The Masque of the Mandragora was a four part story that aired from 4 September to 25 September,…

Passport To Pimlico (1949) – Henry Cornelius

  The next recommendation in the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book for Kind Hearts and Coronets is this amusing little film penned by T.E.B. Clarke. Set in the tiny street of Pimlico in post war bombed out London, funny things are afoot. There is an unexploded bomb in the middle of the…

Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) – Robert Hamer

  The Great Movies – 100 Years of Film brings me this English comedy I had never heard of before, starring Dennis Price and Alec Guinness. A tale of murder and woe told from the point of the killer seems like it may not be very funny, but this one proved to be very entertaining….

Visit Scenic Haven…

Stephen King. Like so many others, his books¬†were a rite of passage in my teen years. I still remember the first one I read… Salem’s Lot (loved the way he interpreted vampires). It was the third longest book I had read at that time (following Lord of the Rings, and Shogun) and I flew through…