Winner, Winner! TV Dinner! – The Banshees of Inisherin

Another of our ‘dinners round the box’. Tonight, it’s 2022’s ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ that did very well at The Golden Globes and has been tipped to do well at the forthcoming Oscars. What’s not to love? Cast Colin Farrell as Pádraic SúilleabháinBrendan Gleeson as Colm DohertyKerry Condon as Siobhán SúilleabháinBarry Keoghan as Dominic KearneyGary …
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Film: Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania (2023)

It’s been a while, but Marvel Studios is back to kick off ‘Phase 5’ with their 31st super-hero cinema release. If SciFi/Sci Fantasy isn’t really your thing, look away now! For the rest of us, here’s a spoiler-free review of the latest blockbuster from Marvel Studios! But hang on a minute, Phase 5..? 31 movies..? …
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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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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! 🤔 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! 😉 After yesterday’s trip over …
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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). 😀 Hard to believe that this is the 28th movie in Marvel’s rollout (yes, really!) and the 11th instalment …
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