Film: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

It’s been a while in the making, but the sequel to the original Black Panther movie is now out! Released on November 11th, 2022, this was Marvel Film’s latest offering (the 30th of their continuing superhero series of movies). I was really looking forward to this one as I thoroughly enjoyed the first Black Panther …
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Coldplay in Concert from Buenos Aires (2022)

We went to see Coldplay in Concert from Buenos Aires – and it only took us 20 minutes to get there! πŸ€” How so? Well, on the 29th, their performance was being beamed to a range of UK cinemas! So, together with Jo and Janet we headed for the local Odeon for the 7pm performance. …
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Movie Night: The King’s Man – Revisited

It’s Movie Night at the Palmer’s! But really, it was just a good excuse to catch up with great friends and neighbours – Jo & Janet. πŸ’ We originally saw The King’s Man with Ralph & Karen on Boxing Day last year when it first came out at the cinema – and it didn’t disappoint. …
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Rocking up to Rockingham Castle

It’s on our doorstep, but the last time we think we visited Rockingham Castle was probably 25 years ago! Before I even began blogging! πŸ€” These days (at the time of writing anyway) it’s only open Tuesdays and Sundays from midday until 5pm – so today was a good decision! πŸ˜‰ After yesterday’s trip over …
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Film: Thor: Love and Thunder

Another busy Sunday (in a good way) as we headed straight from Rosi and David’s ‘Ruby Do’ to the local Odeon (meeting up with Janet & Jo) to see the latest in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s (MCU) franchise – Thor: Love and Thunder. This is a direct sequel to Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and the 29th …
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A Packed Sunday!

Nope! Definitely not used to this! Pretty much OUT all day – although it was for all the right reasons! 😁. A longer walk, a new lunch venue and a movie! Yes, I know: ‘tough life!” 😜 The Kettering Walk First off, we met Jo & Janet outside Kettering Library for the ‘Kettering Walk’ – …
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Film: Jurassic World Dominion (2022)

Off to the flicks this evening to catch the final in the Jurassic Park movie franchise – Jurassic World: Dominion. Released on the 10th of June here in the UK and with a runtime of 2 hours and 25 minutes, it wasn’t just the dinos with monster proportions! Background Touted as the final instalment of …
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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration

Beginning on Thursday. 2nd June and ending on Sunday, 5th June, this was a celebration of HM Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne. Thursday, the 2nd Spent the morning catching up with ‘bits and bobs’ as we only got back from our Scottish holiday yesterday afternoon. Top Trooping First of the formal stuff – …
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Film: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)

Off to the flicks with fellow superhero enthusiasts, Jo and Janet, to catch Marvel’s latest blockbuster – Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – part of the continuing expansion of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe (the MCU). πŸ˜€ Hard to believe that this is the 28th movie in Marvel’s rollout (yes, really!) and the 11th instalment …
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Film: Downton Abbey – A New Era

Off to the local Odeon today, courtesy of a certain Meerkat, to see Downton Abbey – A New Era. As Downton fans will already know, this is the follow-up to the first big-screen Downton outing in 2019 where the Crawley family and Downton staff received a royal visit from the King and Queen. Back then, …
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Film: Operation Mincemeat (2022)

A little bit outside our usual routine today as we headed for Cineworld at Rushden Lakes. Crikey! Rushden Lakes on a Saturday! Are we mad? Easter Saturday too! Madder than mad!!! But you probably knew that already! Why Cineworld? Mobile phone operator THREE gave away two Adult tickets for just Β£3 each to its customers …
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Film: The Batman (2022)

In complete contrast to our recent outing to see The Duke – a rather light-hearted affair – here we are once again at the local Odeon (sans Meerkat) to see the new Batman film – by comparison, it looks like a much, much darker offering! πŸ˜― It seems only yesterday that we had Director Chris Nolan’s …
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