Book Reviews

Gone Girl

By Gillian Flynn I had trouble putting this book down, if I’d been able I’d have read it without taking a break – no sleep, no food, nothing … I’m not a fast reader so the human in me said: Stop! Eat! Drink! Sleep! The first half of this story I was totally sure of my reasoning, but then, I wasn’t. There was something too damning about Amy’s Diary. What I do know is, as I read, I became incredibly sad – a really deep heart-wrenching sadness. I know Amy would laugh at that – she’d look me … [Read More...]

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Comedy in York (and snow!)

Just spent the weekend in York. A rather grand place full of quaint little shops on cobbled streets. Home to York Minster - a very impressive building, inside and out. My first question is: why is it called a 'minster' and not a 'cathedral'? I thought maybe I was being a bit dim, which is the usual case. Apparently, though, I am not the first person to ask this question :P "It's called a ‘Minster' because it was a centre from which Christian teaching was carried to the surrounding countryside … [Read More...]

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Snow Patrol

Snow Patrol's new album, Fallen Empires, arrives with a serious reputation attached. The Irish/Scottish five piece have sold over 11 million albums and have been responsible for several era-defining singles, including Run, Chocolate, and Chasing Cars … [Read More...]

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Lord Huron – Fool For Love