Short n Sweet Movie Reviews

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As promised earlier, here are short reviews of three pleasant but forgettable movies I saw recently. Vicky Christina Barcelona This is the only Woody Allen film I've seen so I can't compare it to his earlier (supposedly superior) works. It's got a very good-looking and high-profile star-cast ranging from Penelope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, and Javier ...

This Year I Resolve To

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For 2014, I am going to have slightly different new year resolutions. Work Smart After a year of feeling like a hamster on a wheel (basically working my ass of and getting nowhere), I plan on putting a full stop to this. I don't know how, but I am reclaiming my weekends this year - I ...

The Case of the Love Commandos – Book Review

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The Case of the Love Commandos by Tarquin Hall When Ram and Tulsi fall in love, the young woman's parents are dead set against the union. She's from a high-caste family; he's an Untouchable, from the lowest strata of Indian society. Young Tulsi's father locks her up and promises to hunt down the loverboy dog. ...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all you Lovely Readers!

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Christmas time, mistletoe and wine. I love this time of year, celebrations and joy and looking forward to a new year! I tried getting the snubnose and piglet into a single festive photo, but that's pretty much impossible, it seems. So, here's the snubnose alone wishing you all a Merry Christmas and happy holidays! With ...

Mailbox Mondays: Advance Bookish Christmas Gifts

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Welcome to Mailbox Monday, a meme started by Marcia of To Be Continued and hosted by Gilion of Rose City Reader this month. I am still a little book-weary. I've been feeling tired and drained and unmotivated to do anything other than sacking out on the couch. Usually, the sack out is accompanied by a ...