Review of the Picture Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual (Part 2)

(You can read Part One here) Here is what I think of the other picture stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 annual (WARNING: Contains spoilers):  The Comp (pp. 77 - 81) Artist: Peter Wilkes In this second instalment of The Comp in this annual, the pupils of Redvale Comprehensive School enter a float for … Continue reading Review of the Picture Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual (Part 2)

Review of the Picture Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual (Part 1)

For those of you who haven’t heard of Bunty, it was a weekly British girls' comic that ran from 1958 until 2001 although after this time, summer specials ran until 2004 and the annuals continued until the 2009 one.  The first taster I got of Bunty was the 1999 annual that I received for Christmas … Continue reading Review of the Picture Stories in the Bunty for Girls 1999 Annual (Part 1)

How I’ve Been Coping During Localised Lockdowns, Tiers, Lockdown 2.0, Lockdown 3.0 and the Roadmap Out of Lockdown 3.0

Since my blog post about how I've coped with the first lockdown as an autistic person (I published that post in July 2020 when I believed that there was still a lockdown albeit with eased restrictions), I feel that certain things have changed, some for the better and some for the worse. In this blog … Continue reading How I’ve Been Coping During Localised Lockdowns, Tiers, Lockdown 2.0, Lockdown 3.0 and the Roadmap Out of Lockdown 3.0

2020: A Year in Review (updated 2nd January 2021)

2020 has been an unusual year and not necessarily in a good way. It was the year of a global pandemic, some online friendships ending, coming across more online negativity than ever before, losing an elderly relative and not seeing my parents in person until September. Despite all these points, there were some more lighthearted … Continue reading 2020: A Year in Review (updated 2nd January 2021)

Unique Pieces of Film Rating Information for Different Film Classification Systems

Shrek (2001) is rated U for Universal in the United Kingdom whereas it is rated G for General in Ireland. Both certificates mean the film is suitable for viewers of all ages. Charlie's Angels (2000) is rated 15 in the U.K. whereas it is rated 12 in Ireland. Over several years, I have become fascinated … Continue reading Unique Pieces of Film Rating Information for Different Film Classification Systems