Episodes

September 16, 2021

Lucifer: The Final Season

It's finally happened. The last ever season of Lucifer, Season 6, has been released and I spent a few evenings over the last week watching it and trying to put all my thoughts together. That's what this episode is. A review o...

September 13, 2021

The Bookshop: Spoiler Alert

This week I'm taking a look at a contemporary romance by American author Olivia Dade. In Spoiler Alert we meet actor Marcus Caster-Rupp and geologist and fanfiction author April Whittier. Will their true love story have a hap...

September 09, 2021

Disney's Camp Rock

I am back with my first Thursday episode of Season 3 and it's all about the 2008 Disney Channel Original Movie, Camp Rock. So get dancing and singing and head to a camp, complete with dining cabin and rock star guest appearan...

September 06, 2021

The Bookshop: The Martian

Until about a year ago I didn't even know that this was a book, I just assumed it was a film and that was it. However, now I am aware I am pleased that I have had the chance to read Andy Weir's bestselling (originally indie p...

August 18, 2021

Stranger Things

I've been joined by a very special guest, Lorraine from Once Upon a Nightmare and we're talking about a show that was based during our formative years but very definitely not filmed then (no sirree, if it had been the special...

August 11, 2021

The Bookshop: A Room with a View

This 1908 classic is one of my favourite novels. Set in beautiful Florence at the turn of the 20th Century and following the slow but emotional story of Lucy Honeychurch and George Emerson as they somehow find each other. In ...

July 28, 2021

The Fast and the Furious

For this, my 50th episode, I am going to be going back to the origins of the podcast and looking at a film. Yes, it's about cars. No, Chris Evans isn't in it. No, I don't have a driving licence. For all that this film is not ...

July 19, 2021

The Bookshop: Me Before You

This week I had planned to talk about a book by the ever-wonderful Terry Pratchett, unfortunately, time somehow escaped me (the Masterchef Australia grand finale was worth it) and I ended up digging through my notes and found...

July 15, 2021

The Finder

This week I am travelling to 2012 via the Florida Keys with a review of the sadly short-lived Bones spin-off, The Finder. I have to be honest I was really sad when this series was cancelled and feel that it deserved a lot mor...

July 12, 2021

The Bookshop: Ariadne

Welcome to another episode in my cosy little bookshop. In this episode, I am going to talk about a debut. book by a new author, Jennifer Saint's Ariadne. Yes, I am returning to my comfort zone and talking about Greek mytholog...

July 09, 2021

The Golden Girls

It arrived on Disney Plus in the UK last week and if you had any idea how much of a fan of the show I was I you wouldn't even need to guess. This week I am going to be talking about the 1985-1992 series starring Betty White, ...

July 05, 2021

The Bookshop: Firestarter

This week I am traversing back in time to 1980 and reviewing a book that I read in my childhood - however inappropriate that may now happen to be. Yes, I am going to be talking about Stephen King's novel Firestarter . This bo...

July 01, 2021

Dollface S1

This week I am taking a look at Dollface which arrived on Disney Plus earlier this year. Starring Kat Dennings, Brenda Song and Shay Mitchell it's a study of female relationships and rebuilding ones that were abandoned. I als...

June 28, 2021

The Bookshop: Someone I used to know

This week I am reviewing a book that is only a few days old -in fact, it was released in the UK on 24th June 2021. I am revisiting a favourite author in the form of Paige Toon and her latest novel, Someone I used to know. Thi...

June 21, 2021

The Bookshop: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

This week I have moved away from the YA, the magical and the mystical and taken a trip to the world of old Hollywood glamour, courtesy of Taylor Jenkins Reid and her 2017 novel, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo . I have to a...

June 17, 2021

Death in Paradise S1

This week I'm taking you to the Caribbean and the fictional island of St Marie, where having a secret can be murder! This British series has been a long-time favourite of mine; a procedural that offers up murder with a side o...

June 14, 2021

The Bookshop: Lore

This week I am heading into mythological territory (yes, again), with the latest novel from American author, Alexandra Bracken. Lore , which was released earlier this year, is a tale of tragedy, discovery and vengeance with t...

June 10, 2021

Black Books

This week I am introducing you to Bernard Black and his amazing collection of books in a small shop near Bloomsbury. Yes, I am taking you on a trip to Black Books. I hope you enjoy the visit, just don't go near the shop owner...