Category Archive: Entertainment

Quick review. Outdoor adventures – Fonmon Castle

Paid entry venue: Fonmon Castle. Last Monday we went to Fonmon Castle. You have to book a time a day before arriving. But we had a good time. This is a pay for… Continue reading

Lockdown TV viewing

What has everyone else been watching during lockdown? My non-CBeebies lockdown hits. All Rise – legal drama following Judge Lola Carmichael. Clever and aspirational. It’s a contemporary show meeting the hole left in… Continue reading

Short review: Yesterday

Watched Yesterday. Danny Boyle, genius as always. Delightfully British (in a good way). I now: 1) want to listen to all the Beatles back catalogue 2) I really, REALLY want to go to… Continue reading

Short review: Stan and Ollie

Yesterday was a lovely lazy Sunday. To complete our chilled weekend, Jim and I wanted a pretty heart-warming film. We found it in Stan and Ollie (currently available on Amazon Prime, included with… Continue reading

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

An article written for the fabulous Starburst Magazine. “We’re the guardians of Britishness on the show,” explains Sam Barnett – the actor bringing Dirk Gently to life in the latest adaptation of Douglas… Continue reading

Hay Festival: Sicilian lemons

Oranges may signal death in the Godfather movies but it is the lemon that is inextricably linked with the beginnings of the Mafia in Sicily, said Helena Attlee, gardening historian and travel writer.… Continue reading