The Crimes of Grindelwald

The second instalment in the Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them series is finally arriving this week. I already have my cinema tickets for Friday, and as you may have gathered, I am extremely excited to see it! It is almost exactly two years since the first Fantastic Beasts movie was released, and I found that one truly … Continue reading The Crimes of Grindelwald


Bowled over by The Blue Planet

It is extremely rare to come across something that absolutely everyone likes, but the spellbinding quality of Blue Planet II is such that it can't be met with anything other than universal acclaim. We all love it and admire it, and even feel a little overwhelmed by it. I have very vague memories of the original Blue Planet, … Continue reading Bowled over by The Blue Planet

An Audience with David Nicholls

There are few more prominent authors and screenwriters in Britain today than Dr David Nicholls, so I couldn't miss the opportunity of seeing him discuss his work and inspirations at an event at the University of Bristol, where he graduated in 1988. In a bright and atmospheric lecture theatre, Dr Nicholls provided an extremely fascinating … Continue reading An Audience with David Nicholls