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Alan Grant
Review: Escape Room

Review: Escape Room

YOU KNOW what’s in my PS4 right now? The 2019 remake of Resident Evil 2 which, for the uninitiated, is a spick and span top-down renovation of the 1998 PS One classic that takes a masterpiece ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 33

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 33

LAST WEEKEND, I took Jamie with me to do the weekly food shop as usual. Jamie loves going to the store with me and gets all excited when I lift him into the trolley. As ...

Alan Grant
Review: Vice

Review: Vice

I CAN’T IMAGINE what it must be like for former Vice-President of the United States, Dick Cheney, to sit down and watch Vice, the film by director Adam McKay that follows his life from when he ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 32

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 32

IS IT TOO MUCH TO ASK? All I want to do is go to the bathroom in peace and quiet. Preferably without an audience. This week I have been questioning things. Why is it that ...

Alan Grant
Review: Star Trek: Discovery (S2 Ep1 & Season 1 Retrospective)

Review: Star Trek: Discovery (S2 Ep1 & Season 1 Retrospective)

A NEW EPISODE of Star Trek: Discovery was released recently and, as a Trekkie who didn’t have a culture column to write when the first season came out, I felt like it was a natural ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 31

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 31

IT NEVER gets any easier. Taking one of your babies to get their vaccinations. Now I know I have to be cruel to be kind and they don’t have a clue what is going on, ...

Alan Grant
Review: Sex Education on Netflix

Review: Sex Education on Netflix

A TV SHOW can succeed for any number of reasons but it never helps to have an interesting premise. Sex Education, Netflix’s attempt to keep the ball rolling on its stellar line of in-house productions, is ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 30

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 30

JUST WHEN you think things are going so smoothly and the kids have settled into a new routine with a few changes. Along comes the next delightful toddler phase. The ‘I’ve decided I’m never going ...

Charles Harris
Review: The V&A Dundee – very good but it should promise so much more

Review: The V&A Dundee – very good but it should promise so much more

TOGETHER WITH MY ASSISTANT I recently visited the V&A Dundee, with the intention of providing a review of the building and its contents. 

Inside, the building itself has an open interior, with ...

Alan Grant
Review: Bird Box on Netflix

Review: Bird Box on Netflix

Bird Box, the Netflix movie that became more popular than the big guy in the red suit over Christmas, is an apocalyptic story in which an unseen force causes anyone (in story, naturally) who sees ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 29

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Week 29

THE FIRST WEEK back to the old routine and I have to say James and I were kind of glad to see it. Another week of red wine, chocolate, peanuts and crisps and I would ...

Emma Hargan
The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Weeks 27 & 28

The Mummy Diaries: Two babies – Weeks 27 & 28

WHAT A FANTASTIC fortnight it has been. The build-up, the excitement and all the hard work had definitely paid off. Lily’s first Christmas was one to remember. Before having the kids, I honestly thought Christmas ...