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Alan Grant
ThinkMovies: Review – The current war

ThinkMovies: Review – The current war

AS THE ONLY real superpower left on the planet, the United States of America is a legitimate target for criticism. Given the level of influence that all things American have on life in the rest ...

Stuart Crawford
Islay’s secret wartime visitors

Islay’s secret wartime visitors

THE ISLAND OF ISLAY, as many people will know, is the furthest south of the islands off the west coast of Scotland, known collectively as the Hebrides.  It is part of the sub-grouping known as the ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: One Baby, One Threenager – Week 2

The Mummy Diaries: One Baby, One Threenager – Week 2

AREN’T SATURDAY NIGHTS the best? A movie, a few glasses of wine, a few munchies, a trip to A&E?!

It gets to 7.30pm on Saturday night. It’s nearly time for that bottle ...

Alan Grant
Think Movies: Review – Robert The Bruce

Think Movies: Review – Robert The Bruce

FOLKS, I’d like to begin this week’s review with a confession.

Even though I have a weekly movie column in which it is my responsibility to help readers decide whether or not ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: one baby, one threenager – Week 1

The Mummy Diaries: one baby, one threenager – Week 1

IT’S BEEN A WEEK of ups and downs. The biggest ‘up’ – a happy 3rd birthday to our wee Prince Jamie! He had a lovely but very quiet day, playing with his new toys and ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two Babies – Week 56

The Mummy Diaries: Two Babies – Week 56

OUCH! Is the only word I can use to describe the last few days. How little kids can get their tonsils out and be running about afterwards is beyond me. I’m 37-years-old and I can ...

Alan Grant
Think Movies review: The Lion King 2019

Think Movies review: The Lion King 2019

NOW THAT I’M BACK from having taken a little time off over summer, regular readers (speaking of which; hi dad… yes, I’ll pay you back that twenty quid!) will remember that this weekly foray into ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 55

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 55

IT’S A STRANGE FEELING. Not for the first time in my life that I have to go for an operation in the hospital. But it is the first time in my life that I have ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 54

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 54

WELL, ANOTHER WEEK and thankfully the aliens haven’t returned for Jamie. It’s been a much better week. Jamie has been on much better form – probably because I’ve been keeping him so busy he hasn’t ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 53

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 53

WHEN YOU HEAR the words ‘Uh Oh’ from the next room. This can mean anything from retrieving a toy dropped down the back of the sofa to possibly having to change our identities and move ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 52

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 52

THE FIRST WEEK BACK to the old routine after our lovely holiday. I absolutely love going on holidays but I also love coming home too. Two weeks of sun, eating bbq’s, ice creams and as ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 51

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 51

TWO WEEKS AGO, I was rushing about trying to get myself, hubby and two little people packed and organised for our holiday to France. The countdown in the final week seemed like a year and ...