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January screentime 2018

Unrest (2017) documentary, Netflix It’s impossible for me to talk about this film with any kind of objectivity because I had such an emotional reaction to it. And maybe that’s the best thing I can say – it was emotionally … Continue reading

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January reads 2018

January seemed to last about 7 years this year, so even though I was too ill to read for nearly two weeks of it I still got quite a bit of reading done. My PhD books probably aren’t very interesting … Continue reading

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Best books of 2017

At only 44 books (plus about 3 academic books), I read less this year than I have for a long time, but I’ve done so much outside book-life that I don’t really mind. For everyone, doing more of something has … Continue reading

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Best screentime 2017

I watched a lot more TV and films this year because I’ve been too ill and tired to read much of the time, but only having Netflix has meant my watching has been more purposeful – instead of watching whatever’s … Continue reading

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December reads 2017

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher (non-fiction) Most of this book is about Carrie Fisher’s affair with Harrison Ford during the filming of the first Star Wars film. The blurb suggests the book has more about her experience of the … Continue reading

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December screentime 2017

December 2017 is the month I realised Muppets Christmas Carol is my favourite Christmas film (though I didn’t watch any until Christmas eve), and had many many Star Wars thoughts. The Crown (seasons 1 & 2) series, Netflix I don’t … Continue reading

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November screentime 2017

I only include films and TV shows I’ve seen for the first time in my screentime wrap-ups, but quick shout-out to The Force Awakens being on Netflix. Thank you Netflix gods. The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson (2017) … Continue reading

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