Lord of the Rings on TV? Maybe.

I am cautiously excited about the multi-season prequel series to The Lord of the Rings which will be produced by Amazon. It was reported in November 2017 that the streaming giant has signed a deal […]



I’m going to Vienna in June and I found the cheapest flight using Skyscanner, the popular flight comparison website. Like millions of other people I turn to Skyscanner for a convenient way to compare flights […]


The Wheel of Time

The Wheel of Time is a 14-book series of high fantasy novels written by Robert Jordan. The first book was published in 1990 and it would take more than 20 years for the entire series […]


Gobbolino the Witch’s Cat

Warning: this review contains spoilers. A sense of belonging and a place to call home are two things that most of us yearn for at some stage in our lives. The long search for these […]


Black Lightning and Dynasty Renewed

I’m delighted: two freshman series on The CW that I watch have been renewed for their second seasons: Black Lightning and Dynasty. The former getting a sophomore season wasn’t really a surprise because it had […]


Storytime Magazine

Storytime is a children’s magazine launched by Luna Works in 2014 packed with “stories to read, love and share”. On the official website, the publishers state that “Storytime runs as a social enterprise … to support […]


First Direct and Voice ID

I switched to First Direct in 1998. They were the first to introduce 24/7 telephone banking and I liked the idea of being able to maintain my account from anywhere and at any time. The […]