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Forum: Book Reviews 2nd Mar 2017, 19:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By Digger
Re: 2017 Palimplist Discussions

Hello again Jerkass - nice to be back. Short answer no. I admit to being totally suckered in by the beautiful cover of Serpent. Having also loved the writing, and on your recommendation, I will now...
Forum: Book Reviews 2nd Mar 2017, 19:57
Replies: 12
Views: 2,563
Posted By Digger
Re: Palimplists 2017

Lets be optimistic and think that I might a) visit here more regularly, b) not just lurk, c) read some more books... and for further clarity and an accurate reflection J1 etc are the books I'm...
Forum: Book Reviews 23rd Feb 2017, 7:38
Replies: 12
Views: 2,563
Posted By Digger
Re: Palimplists 2017

Lets be optimistic and think that I might a) visit here more regularly, b) not just lurk, c) read some more books...

1) Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, JK Rowling. ***00 Meh. got given for...
Forum: Book Reviews 13th May 2015, 10:16
Replies: 10
Views: 2,382
Posted By Digger
Re: 2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction

Welcome back Megora - and congratulations on the nursing qualification!
Forum: Navel Gazing 23rd Apr 2015, 20:00
Replies: 4
Views: 4,569
Posted By Digger
Re: East of Eden?

carpictures I think you may be in the wrong forum...
Forum: Other Reviews 12th Apr 2015, 21:05
Replies: 1,675
Views: 148,408
Posted By Digger
Re: Decent Telly

Bit late now, but then we've been offline for ages, I too loved Wolf Hall and its quiet academic pace. And Rylance, coo isn't he good! And the locations - very up my street, in fact one of them was:...
Forum: Film Reviews 12th Apr 2015, 20:58
Replies: 10
Views: 3,632
Posted By Digger
Re: Filmlist 2015

Bearing in mind that I now have no ability to stay up past 9pm, and rarely get a babysitter my movie experiences this year are as follows:

1 - Noah (dvd) ***00 meh, started off quite well I...
Forum: Top Tens 21st Jan 2013, 13:48
Replies: 8
Views: 3,501
Posted By Digger
Re: Top 10 Books of 2012

Hmmm, I can only like one adult book that I finished last year, so that's top of the list, after that it's my pick of Jack's books!

1 - Bring Up The Bodies, Hilary Mantel, wow, I managed to read a...
Forum: General Chat 12th Oct 2012, 17:13
Replies: 195
Views: 16,807
Posted By Digger
Re: Recent Purchases 2012

well, only acidentally... less than a month to go now!
Forum: General Chat 10th Oct 2012, 13:54
Replies: 195
Views: 16,807
Posted By Digger
Re: Recent Purchases 2012

Just got myself 'Bring Up the Bodies' in the vain hope that at some point in the next batch of maternity leave I might find a few moments to read a grown up book again!
Forum: Other Reviews 10th Oct 2012, 13:52
Replies: 1,675
Views: 148,408
Posted By Digger
Re: Decent Telly

Anyone else enjoing Person of Interest? That's had me and better half happy while we wait for Homeland to come back. Suitably unrealistic in the concept (monitoring giant surveilance systems set up...
Forum: Other Reviews 19th Sep 2012, 14:16
Replies: 10
Views: 4,007
Posted By Digger
Re: Parade's End

I was amused to watch ep. 4 with my parents and finding I shared equal dislike of Sylvia with my mum and we were both amused by my dad who declared her the best character and much maligned! She even...
Forum: Other Reviews 6th Sep 2012, 16:29
Replies: 39
Views: 8,282
Posted By Digger
Re: Sherlock

It had me hooked from the start... everything else has been said. And it's definitely Sherlock that's the attraction of BC much as it's Jeremy Brett... or indeed Nicholas Rowe as the young SH - it's...
Forum: Other Reviews 6th Sep 2012, 16:22
Replies: 10
Views: 4,007
Posted By Digger
Re: Parade's End

I've enjoyed it - though missed the documentary afterwards as I recorded it after seeing the RT review for episode 2 and panicking that I'd missed Ep. 1! Been an age since I read the book but the...
Forum: General Chat 4th Nov 2010, 13:31
Replies: 1,121
Views: 72,732
Posted By Digger
Re: Happy Birthday to...

Thanks all - I'm finally lurking a bit more, I do miss the palimp. :-)
Forum: General Chat 25th Jun 2010, 9:31
Replies: 1,424
Views: 141,175
Posted By Digger
Re: The Food Thread

Excellent - not only do you photograph children you now make bombs and cut heroin, what a brother!! ;-)

Can you get it online? or there must be some brewing type place in Edinburgh you can go......
Forum: General Chat 24th Jun 2010, 9:37
Replies: 322
Views: 25,422
Posted By Digger
Re: Recent Purchases 2010

Lovely bike amner - very cool, and perfect weather for it too.

As for the house, currently it is somehwat chaotic as we haven't really moved in till this weekend, last weekend was all about...
Forum: General Chat 23rd Jun 2010, 9:46
Replies: 322
Views: 25,422
Posted By Digger
Forum: General Chat 15th Jun 2010, 10:49
Replies: 1,121
Views: 72,732
Posted By Digger
Re: Happy Birthday to...

Huzzah - Happy Birthday Lucoid. :-D
Forum: Top Tens 9th Jun 2010, 13:46
Replies: 159
Views: 32,340
Posted By Digger
Re: Top 10 Misused Words

For my part it's all about comprehension. In spoken conversation I find I don't notice errors of grammer - or sometimes word usage, apart from really glaring malopropisms but with written english...
Forum: Top Tens 8th Jun 2010, 16:11
Replies: 159
Views: 32,340
Posted By Digger
Re: Top 10 Misused Words

Awful website, and I think I'm somewhere in the middle too - though after hearing the interview on PM last night I've been particularly sensitive to errors today... such as this one, which came in an...
Forum: Palimpton Crescent 7th Jun 2010, 9:30
Replies: 25
Views: 6,061
Posted By Digger
Re: Which is better? #5

And I'm really dumb as I - in my Friday work-induced stupor - somehow mistook Ishiguro for Haruki Murakami... Remains of the Day , the only Ishiguro I've read, is fantabulous so I'm still going with...
Forum: Palimpton Crescent 4th Jun 2010, 12:51
Replies: 25
Views: 6,061
Posted By Digger
Re: Which is better? #5

Raymond Chandler or James Ellroy?
Can't really comment here...

Agatha Christie or PD James?
I think it's got to be James, though I perhaps developed my love of the detective genre on a staple...
Forum: Top Tens 4th Jun 2010, 9:40
Replies: 62
Views: 7,500
Posted By Digger
Forum: Film Reviews 2nd Jun 2010, 9:31
Replies: 4
Views: 1,864
Posted By Digger
Re: Changeling

SO and I saw this a while back on DVD and were pleasantly surprised. Can't remember a great deal about it as it really was a while back but I do remember being impressed by Jolie - I think I'd...
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