What I watched this week: Fortitude

This week, I've been watching increasingly unbelievable events unfold against a bleak backdrop. No, I'm not talking about news coverage of Brexit again. The main attraction has been season three of Fortitude. As usual, there are spoilers - including for seasons one and two this time - so you may want to come back after a ...

What I watched this week: Kidding

I've had a busy weekend so am a couple of days late with this week's review of what I watched on telly. There was a lot more that appealed to me this week, including Jim Carrey's new drama, Kidding. As always, there are mild spoilers so, if you haven't seen any of the following, you may want ...

What I watched this week: classic films, mostly

It's been another strange week for television viewing in our house. With many of the series we've been watching finishing and with the distraction of youngest's birthday, we've found ourselves unsure of what to watch. Step forward one of the items on my 40 before 40 list! Namely that of watching 100 classic films before I'm ...

What I watched this week: BBC News, mostly

Welcome to the second post in my new series about the week's television. I normally keep track of the news via social media during the day and tune in to News at Ten in the evening, after watching normal telly. However, this week it has been nigh-on impossible to watch anything other than the news. So, in an ...

My best posts of 2017

So 2017 is almost over. It's difficult to work out whether it's been slightly better than 2016 or just a continuation of a new, depressing norm. That's how things seem to be in the bigger picture anyway. Closer to home, I've had a mixed bag. Losing my Grandma, although she'd had an amazing innings, was a ...