Film Review: Rush

Last night I went to see Rush, which is the biopic of Niki Lauda, James Hunt, and their rivalry/friendship on the Formula One circuit in the 70's. I went into the film with really high expectations - I grew up ten miles from Brands Hatch and the Grand Prix was huge part of my childhood … Continue reading Film Review: Rush

Book Review: Callsign Hades by Patrick Bury

Rating: 5 out of 5Category: Military MemoirThis book is the very powerful, and at times uncomfortable, story of Patrick Bury’s journey through officer training at Sandhurst, into the Royal Irish Regiment and then out to Afghanistan in 2008 in command of 7 Platoon, Ranger Company, who were stationed in F.O.B Sangin in Helmand Province.Patrick writes … Continue reading Book Review: Callsign Hades by Patrick Bury

In which my Sherlock Holmes obsession gets its own little space

I'm a little more into Sherlock Holmes and the BBC’s Sherlock than is probably good for me but in the interests of getting other people hooked and pimping out my favourite things I thought I’d do a little post.   So let’s get straight down to websites and other Sherlock related things that you might like to have … Continue reading In which my Sherlock Holmes obsession gets its own little space