I’m definitely a Tim Burton fan, with movies like Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare before Christmas, Sleepy Hollow, Big Fish, and Corpse Bride capturing my attention with their creepy undertones, engaging characters and unique plot twists. I was therefore excited to learn that Burton was adapting Ransom Rigg’s bestselling novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Jake (Asa [...]
Win a copy of Lean in 15: The Shape Plan, by Joe Wicks!
In his first book, Lean in 15, Joe Wicks revealed how to achieve great fat-burn, shifting body fat and significantly increasing fitness levels. In Lean in 15: The Shape Plan it’s all about shaping the body by combining Joe’s signature fifteen minute recipes with short bursts of intensive cardio and resistance training. Taking your fitness to the next level, this [...]
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II publishing this year!
After being pestered and pestered for longer bedtime stories I’ve just started reading Harry Potter to my daughter. She’s only four and half, but you’re never too young to start, right? We’ve just got up to the part when the glass disappears and the snake slithers out and chases after Dudley. Reading it a second [...]
“A Very British Murder” TV Series Explores Crime Fiction Over The Years
In three captivating parts, Lucy Worsley investigates murders throughout history, and how our morbid fascination with the subject has influenced popular culture and literature. Episode one revisits real-life crime from the first half of the 19th century, during the period when Thomas De Quincey wrote his celebrated essays on murder and the guilty pleasure we [...]