Tag Archives: Cold War

Ten Best Films of 2018

Another eventful year in cinema. Another top ten from yours truly. This year, as ever, the selection of my ten best films of the year has involved a lot of agonising, groaning, weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth. Certain films … Continue reading

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Film Review – Cold War

A postscript at the end of Cold War, the new film from Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski, rather touchingly dedicates it to his parents, whose relationship inspired the story. Far from feeling self-indulgent, this dedication contextualises the non-judgemental sadness oozing from … Continue reading

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FREE Children’s Books Month: Dr Gribbles and the Beast of Blackthorn Lodge

This month is Free Children’s Books Month at Simon Dillon Books. Check back every Thursday for a new free novel. Each book will be available free between Thursday and Monday. This week, Dr Gribbles and the Beast of Blackthorn Lodge … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Dr Gribbles and the Beast of Blackthorn Lodge

Continuing my series on inspiration and influences for my books (which I began earlier this year), here’s a look at stories which informed my novel, Dr Gribbles and the Beast of Blackthorn Lodge. This is a gripping tale for all … Continue reading

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