This week, exactly 20 years ago, a show launched on primetime US TV that would change the face - and world - of television forever. Over 236 episodes, and 10 seasons of laughs and one liners galore, "Friends" bought ensemble comedy to the mainstream, as we became engrossed in the lives and loves of six … Continue reading “Friends” at 20: The One With my 10 favourite episodes
An interesting point was made by Danny O'Donoghue, the charismatic lead singer of Irish rockers The Script when I saw them being interviewed on BBC Breakfast last week. Namely, that on the subject of critical acclaim. This was a question probably raised in light of a scathing - nay, toffy nosed - one star review … Continue reading #CrazyStupidAlbum: The Script – “No Sound Without Silence”
Hi all, So I've just returned from several days in glorious Richmond upon Thames with my sister and brother in law - more on that later. But I wanted to do something a little bit fun for this new post. I love Tom Fletcher (he of McFly and McBusted fame, and viral wedding speech ubër … Continue reading 50 Questions (in the almost style of Tom Fletcher)
Anyone who knows me knows that I am literally as big a fan of The Muppets as they come. Ever since I used to get home from nursery as a 2/3 year old and watch Sesame Street at lunchtimes with my sister, to now where they're mildly inconveniencing Jack Black and duetting with Olly Murs … Continue reading Kermit the Frog’s note to self (and my own)…
So, a couple of weeks ago was my birthday. And it was no ordinary birthday - well, maybe ordinary by my usual standards. Just a fairly quiet day spent with family and loved ones with lovely presents, cards and messages (Tweets too) of love and many happy returns. I don't usually ask for much (outside … Continue reading The art of a bucket list.