Friday Five Favourite: Dresses at the TV BAFTAs 2019

17 05 2019

I know we’re not meant to talk too much about the dresses because it’s much more about the actress’s skills, and this isn’t a very feminist thing to do, but there is a little girl inside me who loved the pretty dresses on Sunday night, and here are my five favourites!

Sair Khan

Lolly Adefope

Jodie Comer

Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Daisy May Cooper – “If I wore a normal dress, that would cost a lot of money and I thought I’d donate that money to a local food bank.”

Internet highlights – w/c 5th May 2019

11 05 2019

A dispute between neighbours.

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Internet highlights – w/c 28th April 2019

4 05 2019

Which Christian denomination should you actually be a part of?

What odd, strange [American/international] holiday falls on your birthday (or any day!)?

Richard Osman muddled his words, the replies are here.

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Internet highlights – w/c 21st April 2019

27 04 2019

Homeless people were given disposable cameras, here are some of their photos.

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Little Women – by Louisa May Alcott

22 04 2019

I read a copy of this as a child, but for my birthday last year was given this beautiful edition, part of the Penguin Clothbound Classics series. I’ve admired them for ages so was very glad for an edition of my own – just a shame that a little bit of handling has already faded the design a little!

A few weeks ago I rewatched the 2017 TV adaptation, and realised how different it was to the 1994 film adaptation which I’m so familiar with, so thought it was time for a reread, to see which was “right”.

Turns out the TV show was pretty close, and the film, which I probably watch about once a year, is completely out of order in the second half! (This doesn’t mean I love it any less though!)

Reading the book really was like a warm cuddle each time I opened it. The only reason it took so long to read is that it’s been a busy few weeks, and really it’s two books in one. In the USA the whole book is called Little Women, and all adaptations tend to cover the whole thing, but sometimes in the UK it’s split into two books, Little Women and Good Wives, but fortunately this lovely edition covered it all!

If you haven’t read this or seen any of the adaptations, please please do!

Internet highlights – w/c 14th April 2019

20 04 2019

Brides throwing cats instead of bouquets.

A celebration of Windows XP.

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Internet highlights – w/c 7th April 2019

13 04 2019

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