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Notes on Nutcracker

For fans of vintage TV, there is a dearth of supporting material, from which more details can be gleaned. It’s one area where contemporary television has it so much better. Behind-the-scenes documentaries, cast and crew blogs, even the social media chatter of spoilers, if such activity doesn’t make you apoplectic with fury. It’s all there,…

Stay In Your Lane

Lately, I’ve got back into the habit of trying to walk ten thousand steps a day. Whether that number really does any good or not, I don’t know, but it’s certainly better than none, and does at least leave me feeling as if I’ve done some healthy activity, without that ‘summon next-of-kin’ sensation some gym…

100 Years of Nigel Kneale

On the 28th April, it will be the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nigel Kneale. He’s one of the finest writers the Isle of Man has ever produced, with an influence still felt in work being produced today. However, his chosen genre means he hasn’t always received the acclaim he deserves. I’ve tried to…

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