As it’s almost that time of year again, (and I’ve had a surge in new followers recently – hello and welcome!) I thought I’d reshare my Valentine crush post from last year.
My tastes remain the same with an added edition this year of ‘Floki’ from Vikings (not sure how I missed him before). See the guyliner reference further along for an explanation – oh and I discovered he’s a Skarsgard (Gustaf to be precise), so naturally he has good genes!
Anyway, on with the drooling…
A balmy, mid-July afternoon with clear skies and only a few buzzing insects to break the silence. That is, until a roar annihilated the idyllic surroundings, as ten battle-hungry warriors charged forwards to meet equal numbers mounting a small hill. Just like a scene from Braveheart. Only these warriors were six years old, wearing school uniforms instead of kilts and had no face paint, unless you count what was smeared across their cheeks from a previous art lesson, as they wiped snotty noses!
This isn’t another ‘day in the life of a primary school teacher’ post because I wasn’t a teacher back then. No, I was one of the six year olds, re-enacting the 1066 Battle of Hastings and I had been given the very important task of killing King Harold!
Before I head into review-ville…
Happy Yorkshire Day everyone!
Yes, the 1st of August celebrates all things Yorkshire, the largest (and greatest!) county in the UK, apparently full of no nonsense grafters who single-handedly won the Olympics in 2012. (I’m obviously biased, having occupied a small area of this county all my life and very proud I am to be a good Yorkshire lass!) 😉
Okay, on with the post! I’d thought I’d been lacking in the TV and Film category of late (I may have to rename it), so today I bring you a selection of 5 reviews: A film, a series, a book, a show and a game. I’m no expert / critic, so these are merely my own opinions on things I’ve enjoyed over the last few weeks or days.