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1. I Am Legend - Book Review
I Am Legend - Book Review
Richard Matheson's novel I Am Legend was first brought to the movie screen in the 1964 Vincent Price film The Last Man on Earth, then again with the 1971 Charlton Heston version The Omega Man. Now it's being introduced to a new generation via the 2007 movie starring Will Smith. Hopefully the new ...
Arts & Design - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:22:40
2. A Place of Execution - Book Review
This is an unusual book for McDermid for two reasons. Firstly, it's totally stand-alone and doesn't fit with any of her series. Even more unusual is the structure. It's not one book, it's two.Or possibly three.     A Place of Execution
arts-and-design - Fri, 03 Oct 2008 18:04:55
3. I Am The Cheese - Book Review
I Am The Cheese is often categorised as a book for young people. It deserves a wider audience than that. Yes, the protagonist is a teenager and yes, the book is written in fairly straightforward English, but what's wrong with that? The main point of any novel is to tell a good story and Cormier c...
arts-and-design - Wed, 19 Dec 2007 13:43:09
4. The Greatest Doctor Who Monsters Ever
Doctor Who is rightly famous for its monsters - over the show's long history The Doctor has fought and defeated more evil aliens than I care to remember. Everything from glowing blobs of slime to sophisticated robots to... pantomime horses painted green.Whatever the quality of the special effects...
arts-and-design - Tue, 18 Dec 2007 17:11:56
5. Queen - The Band and The Music
Queen were one of the rock band sensations of the 1970s and 80s. Fronted by the flamboyant Freddie Mercury, Queen were often scorned by music critics but loved by fans. They are estimated to have sold over 300 million albums worldwide and clocked up over 1300 weeks of UK chart time. Songs like Bo...
Music - Fri, 14 Dec 2007 16:12:21
6. Bling Jewelry
Bling is all about shiny shiny metal and glittering gemstones. Some people find it gaudy and tasteless - others are captivated by it. This page is, of course, aimed at the lattter. Most of us can't afford to buy 18 karat gold bracelets or watches studded with dozens  of real diamonds. However the...
Entertainment - Wed, 12 Dec 2007 18:19:56
7. The Greatest Queen Hits Ever
Queen were one of the greatest ever British pop-rock bands. Fronted by the flamboyant Freddie Mercury they sold some 300 million albums worldwide. Hits  like Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are The Champions and We Will Rock You are unforgettable singalong classics, perfect for the shower in the morning! C...
arts-and-design - Wed, 12 Dec 2007 17:58:16
8. Best Friends
Friends are the most important thing we have - which makes our best friends priceless. With them by our side the world seems a brighter place and we can face our problems more easily. And it feel great when someone says "You're my best friend". This page is dedicated  to friendship and to best fr...
culture-and-society - Wed, 12 Dec 2007 11:06:09
9. White Poppies for Peace
November 11th marks Armistice  Day - the end of World War I (WWI) on November 11, 1918. The day is marked by many of the former Allied countries, including the UK where November 11th is known as Remembrance Day. In the UK there is a tradition of wearing a red poppy for remembrance in the week lea...
culture-and-society - Tue, 11 Dec 2007 10:01:37
10. Pixel Juice - Book Review
I assume that you've read Jeff Noon's first novel, Vurt? You haven't? Then go and buy it tomorrow. No, make that today. Vurt is a great book. It's hard work and takes a lot of getting in to but is worth the effort. Noon's following novels expand on parts of his world, adding to its depth without ...
arts-and-design - Mon, 10 Dec 2007 20:20:30
11. Strange News
If you're like me then you'll love the weird and the unusual. There's a lot of it about - the world is a stranger place than many people think and odd stuff is happening every day. On this page I'll try to draw together  some of the most interesting unusual, strange and generall weird news storie...
Entertainment - Sun, 09 Dec 2007 10:02:25
12. Greyfriars Bobby
Greyfriars Bobby is one of the most well-known tales of Edinburgh. The true story of this loyal little dog has inspired at least two movies and his statue is a major attraction for tourists visiting the city. Read on to learn more. 
culture-and-society - Sun, 09 Dec 2007 09:59:21
13. Wedding Customs
Our modern Western wedding customs are an integral part of our culture. We all know that the bride dresses in white, that we throw confetti after the service and that the bride and groom go on a honeymoon.   But why? Why do we do these things? Where did the customs and traditions originate? What ...
How-To & Education - Sun, 09 Dec 2007 08:34:05
14. Cleopatra
Cleopatra VII of ancient Egypt still holds a fascination for us today. Why is this? Perhaps it's because of legendary strength and beauty, the way she ruled so powerfully. Perhaps it's because of the exciting stories that surround her life and times. Perhaps it's the influence of the movie portra...
culture-and-society - Mon, 03 Dec 2007 07:33:50
15. The Master
The Master  is one of Doctor Who's oldest and greatest enemies, an evil Time Lord who is almost as brilliant as the Doctor himself. New fans of Doctor Who know him in the guise of John Simm, however he goes back much further than this. This page will introduce you to a little of the history of th...
culture-and-society - Mon, 26 Nov 2007 11:35:34
16. Doctor Who
I 've been a fan of Doctor Who since watching the very first episode in my high chair at the age of one! Despite all the changes to cast, format and style the essence of the show remains: an iconoclastic hero exploring the universe and battling evil. On this page I intend to share my love for the...
culture-and-society - Mon, 26 Nov 2007 11:32:49
17. Edinburgh Video Showcase
Edinburgh, capital of Scotland, is one of the UK's most popular tourist destinations. If you're planning to come here for a city break or longer vacation this selection of videos will give you an idea of what to expect when you arrive.If you're not currently planning a visit, maybe this page will...
Entertainment - Thu, 22 Nov 2007 20:18:25
18. Top Mac OSX Utilities
Mac OSX is a wonderful operating system. It's easy to use, looks good and - most importantly - it just works. You don't have to worry about DLL conflicts and registry corruption on a Mac!   There are many utilities available that make OSX even better. On this lens I'll introduce you to my persona...
computers-and-electronics - Fri, 14 Dec 2007 16:33:18
19. Doctor Who - The Doctors
Those people who only discovered Doctor Who in the 21st century may be surprised to learn that the programme began way back in 1963. Christopher Eccleston wasn't the first Doctor - he was officially the ninth Time Lord to fly the Tardis.This lens will introduce you to all of the official Doctors ...
Entertainment - Mon, 26 Nov 2007 11:34:09
20. Lenses by Trevorm
This page is a "meta-lens" on which I'm going to organise all my other lenses. I've learned from experience that it's easier to be organised if I start earlier rather than trying to add a system late in the day!Just for fun, I'll make each category into a Plexo so that you can vote  the pages up ...
culture-and-society - Sat, 24 Nov 2007 17:31:37
21. Mornington Crescent
The game of Mornington Crescent is one of the most popular features of the BBC Radio 4 panel show I'm Sorry I Haven't  A Clue (ISIHAC). The game isn't played on every episode of the show but when it is announced it invariably gets cheers  from the audience. The game is full of skill and subtlety ...
Entertainment - Sat, 15 Dec 2007 06:15:45
22. Online Book Reviews
I read. A lot. Sometimes I feel the urge to comment on what I've read. This page contains links to a number of book reviews I've written over the years, some of which have previously appeared online at other sites but have now been moved to squidoo. Enjoy!   Image: How to Write Book Reports 4E (H...
arts-and-design - Tue, 11 Dec 2007 07:22:03
23. The Tooth Fairy - Book Review
Despite critical acclaim, award-winning author Graham Joyce has never received the recognition he deserves. Perhaps this is because his books are difficult to categorise; they sit somewhere in between the literary mainstream and the less fashionable fantasy genre. Or perhaps it's because his work...
arts-and-design - Mon, 10 Dec 2007 07:33:13
24. Piggies
Piggies is a book for "young adults" (that dreadful phrase always reminds me of The Young Ones...). Whilst it is Gifford's first novel for this age range, he has previously written dark fiction for adults under a different name. It shows. Piggies is a dark and unpleasant book that will unsettle m...
arts-and-design - Fri, 28 Dec 2007 07:41:16
25. The Bridge - Book Review
The Bridge is based on an intriguing concept: extra-terrestrial contact gone wrong. The story starts with an alien race deciding to try and contact other planets. They send out a huge number of automated "pods" all designed to communicate with any sentient life they might encounter. Eventually on...
arts-and-design - Thu, 27 Dec 2007 16:20:08
26. Number One
Where am I? In the Village What do you want? Information Whose side are you on? That would be telling. We want information... information... information You won't get it By hook or by crook, we will Who are you? The new Number Two Who is Number One? You are Number Six I am not a number! I am a fr...
culture-and-society - Thu, 27 Dec 2007 16:18:41
27. Diamonds
Diamonds, we used to be told, are a girl's best  friend. Since the advent of bling the gender barrier has well and truly been broken with both men and women getting iced up. Diamonds - natural ice, synthetics and simulants - are now cool for everyone.  Let's sparkle!    Image: 14k White or Yellow...
How-To & Education - Thu, 27 Dec 2007 16:16:16
28. The Greatest Robot Ever
I've loved  robots since I was a kid. Even now, at an age when I should know better, I still buy robot toys and stuff. Everything from collectible old tin robots to plastic movie tie-ins stuffed with electronics.But this page isn't just about toy robots, its about all robots from all genres. Book...
arts-and-design - Wed, 26 Dec 2007 16:18:43
29. Playing The Moldovans At Tennis
My first reaction to the mere existence of this book by British comedian Tony Hawks was one of extreme scepticism - and not merely because of my total lack of interest in football, tennis or almost any other sport. Round Ireland With A Fridge was a brilliant book, not least because of its uniquen...
arts-and-design - Wed, 19 Dec 2007 11:10:14
30. The Eyre Affair - Book Review
Welcome to Britain in 1985. Except that this is a slightly different version of Britain. In this 1985 the Crimean War is still underway; genetically re-engineered dodos are popular pets; and the Government is facing public riots over a proposed increase in the cheese tax.Welcome to the bizarre wo...
arts-and-design - Sat, 15 Dec 2007 12:04:25
31. Mirrormask (2005) - Review
Writers: Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean Director:Dave McKean Starring: Stephanie Leonidas, Jason Barry   Image: Mirrormask DVD
Entertainment - Sat, 15 Dec 2007 11:05:38
32. The Greatest Love Songs Ever
Countless songs have been written about love and romance, both the joys and the pains. Choosing a single greatest is probably impossible, if only because it varies not just with the listener but with their mood. The best love song when you've just met someone new will be very different to the son...
arts-and-design - Sat, 15 Dec 2007 10:31:03
33. Billy Liar - Book Review
Billy Liar was published in 1959 and is set in 1950s Yorkshire. Much has changed in the fifty years or so since then, but the human condition remains the same.Picture: Billy Liar
arts-and-design - Sat, 15 Dec 2007 06:13:48
34. The Puppet Show - Book Review
One of my favourite films is The Haunting; the original 1963 version, not the risible remake. Why? Because it's a horror film where until the very end nothing happens. The result is far more frightening than any number of dead bodies. The Puppet Show is a psychological thriller in the same mould....
arts-and-design - Mon, 10 Dec 2007 07:23:03
35. Dora's Room - Book Review
 Fern Mary Miller is an orphan. She lives in a small house in Bristol with Dring, her nursemaid since she was a child, and Paula, her American friend and lodger. She is quiet, unadventurous and lives a safe, predictable life. To be frank she is inexperienced, naive and boring! Then out of the blu...
arts-and-design - Sun, 09 Dec 2007 15:13:13
36. The Mother Tongue - Book Review
The Mother Tongue should be the perfect book for me. I'm a great fan of Bryson's humour writing and he's an American who understands the British psyche - hence the hilarity of Small Island. Add to that the fact that I'm the sort of sad geek who loves cryptic crosswords and you have a perfect reci...
arts-and-design - Sun, 09 Dec 2007 15:11:40
37. Abba - The Band and The Music
Abba - Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeusm, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Agnetha Fältskog - were pop in its purest form. Even today, more than 30 years on, their music  and songs  still make people get up and dance. People still buy their records. Catchy tunes and singalong lyrics make the songs timeless p...
Music - Sun, 09 Dec 2007 10:19:20
38. Sweeney Todd
In many ways Sweeney Todd (sometimes spelt Sweeny) is an early example of an urban legend. He's a character who probably didn't exist but might well have done, an amalgam of the fears and nightmares of the people of the time. Some people have argued that a real Todd - or at least a single inspira...
culture-and-society - Sun, 09 Dec 2007 08:35:07
39. Kitt
The cult 1980s TV show Knight Rider is famous for two things. One is David Hasselhoff, the other is his car: Kitt 2000.   There are plenty of websites for fans of David Hasselhoff. This page is for fans of Kitt. Roll on 2008 and the new show.   Picture: Knight Rider - Season One DVD
culture-and-society - Sat, 08 Dec 2007 09:40:53
40. Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry is a British television personality known for his intelligence, knowledge and wit and for having one of the most recognusable voices in Britain. He first came to general public attention on television as part of a comedy double act with Hugh Laurie. He currently hosts the TV panel gam...
culture-and-society - Sat, 01 Dec 2007 11:48:26
41. Plato
Plato is probably one of the few philosophers whose name is known by almost anyone. Although some of his ideas seem simple at first glance they still address the fundamental questions at the heart of all philosophy. A knowledge of Plato's works is essential for any student of philosophy. Anyone w...
culture-and-society - Wed, 28 Nov 2007 11:29:04
42. Dalek Video Showcase
Of all the evil monsters that Doctor Who has battled his greatest enemies are undoubtedly the ruthless Daleks. They are also one of the reason's for the show's success - the introduction of the Daleks in 1963 caused a surge of interest in the programme. On this page I'll share some of my favourit...
Entertainment - Mon, 26 Nov 2007 11:38:44
43. The Easter Bunny
The concept of the Easter Bunny is an easy one to understand: he's a giant, magical rabbit who brings chocolate eggs once a year. Hmm. Maybe is isn't quite so easy to understand after all. This page will introduce you in more detail to the Easter bunny along with some of the theories as to his or...
culture-and-society - Sun, 25 Nov 2007 12:04:25
44. Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination by Helen Fielding
Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination appears to be Helen Fielding's attempt to escape from the repressive (albeit profitable) genre of Bridget Jones and associated chick fic. Instead she has moved up to the more mature genre of thriller - specifically the comedy spy spoof. It's difficult ...
arts-and-design - Fri, 28 Dec 2007 07:30:25
45. The Beach - Book Review
When most people think of The Beach they probably remember the 2000 movie with Leonardo DiCaprio. Well, I've still never seen the movie - this is a review of  the original Alex Garland novel.   Image: The Beach Region 1 DVD
arts-and-design - Mon, 10 Dec 2007 11:42:22
46. The Straw Men - Book Review
"Michael Marshall" is in fact "Michael Marshall Smith", author of the brilliant Only Forward as well as several other works of speculative fiction. In a cunning plan worthy of Iain (M) Banks he has decided on the pseudonym Michael Marshall to indicate a change of genre.   Image: Straw Men
arts-and-design - Wed, 05 Dec 2007 12:20:09
47. Killing Me Softly - Book Review
If I'd picked this book up without knowing the author, I'd probably have binned it after about fifty pages. However I've read and enjoyed Nicci French before and know that "she" (actually "they") can produce compulsive stories.So I decided to give French the benefit of the doubt and stick with th...
arts-and-design - Tue, 04 Dec 2007 20:33:18

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