Saturday, 17 April 2010

My Grammer is Terrible

My Grammer is Terrible, I blame my English teacher!

Money Magnet

I don't know why it keeps happening to me but it does. I keep finding money by accident in various locations and I have to say I don't really know what to do with it. I know most people would just take the money and be done with it but for some reason I always seem to have a problem with taking money which I feel was someone else’s. It's the kind of thing annoying people write in to news papers about as big ethical issues when there are far more horrendous issues to be worrying about in the world. I therefore usually like to try and make it someone else’s problem so I don't have to worry about it. About 6 months ago I found £10 lying on the ground, I didn't know what to do with it and so I left it in my wallet until it got drunkenly spent. The biggest find came next when I found £50 in an abandoned cash machine, I had AS with me at the time so I pointed it out to her and with that my moral dilemma disappeared. Then today I found £5 lying on the ground in the park so I went and bought books from a charity shop with it. I'm annoyed at myself for thinking about it. Look at this for some interesting comments;

Friday, 16 April 2010


Do not go gentle into that good night,

Old age should burn and rave at close of day;

Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Though wise men at their end know dark is right,

Because their words had forked no lightning they

Do not go gentle into that good night.

Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright

Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,

Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight,

And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way,

Do not go gentle into that good night.

Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight

Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay,

Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

And you, my father, there on that sad height,

Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray.

Do not go gentle into that good night.

Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Dylan Thomas

I like

I like these pictures because they each have there own story in my mind.


Now this post is intended to talk about the films which I have recently watched. The films in question being American Gangster, The Men who Stare at Goats and also Let the right one in. I had heard good things about all three of these films and so when I got the opportunity to watch them I did. American Gangster I'd say was a fairly reasonable film although compared to The Wire and also the sublime Godfather trilogy it seemed a little bit lacking. It had an enjoyable story line featuring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, as a drug supplying crimelord and a policeman respectively. The main themes are of Denzel Washington's characters’ rise for power and the massive corruption in the Police force, with a major deal being done at the end to see off a large number of crooked cops. My main problem with the film was that it had Russell Crowe in it. Booo!!!

The next film I saw was The Men who stare at Goats, which I felt was a funny and entertaining film but nothing special. Certainly an interesting premise although most of the characters seemed to buy into all the paranormal stuff far too easily.

Also is the film Let the Right One in. This is a film about a young, blond boy who seems to be lonely and suffering at the hand of a trio of bullies. The bullying can be very uncomfortable to watch and you feel yourself wanting to shout at them and tell him to stand up to them. In all fairness to him though he seems to take the physical pain they inflict on him fairly well. He meets a nice girl who he has a bit of a thing for and who has amazing rubix cube abilities, adding that to the list of Vampiric skills. The rest of the story plays out with the two of them becoming very close, her murdering a large number of people indiscriminately and the two running off on a train together in the end. Aaaaaaaaww. (Watch it subtitled, I made the mistake of watching it dubbed.)

Monday, 12 April 2010

Thirst for Romance

A band that I hadn't listened to in a while, not sure quite how I was introduced to them but I really like this song. The name of the band is Cherry Ghost and this is from their first album Thirst for Romance.