Too Many Ideas - Archive for August, 2008

A Very Wordy Bank Holiday

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Sometimes the words don’t come easy. Its a stuggle to get 50 words out of my characters in a day. Then there are days when they just won’t shut up. Over the last two days I’ve knocked out 6,500 words primarily from three miscreants I’ve had sitting waiting for an idea.

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Wow. How can you take a franchise as good as the resurected Mummy and pretty much destroy it in 112 minutes? Could it be the completely miss cast replacements? Maria Bello was no Rachel Weisz. Luke Ford just wasn’t interesting. Perhaps thats part of it too. I know Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Michelle Yeoh, Jet Li […]

Tapas Tapas

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Went to the new tapas restaurant near Fact in Liverpool tonight for dinner with the highly original name of Tapas Tapas. The puddings won’t win any awards but the main courses were excellent. Good service and a reasonable price as well.

Sleepers on BBC4

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

BBC4 are repeating the brilliantly funny end of cold war satire Sleepers later today (8PM) for only the second time since it was first shown in 1991. Hopefully they’ll bring it out on DVD soon too.

The Emperor and the Tiger

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Went to see Walk the Plank’s The Emperor and the Tiger in Newsham park in Liverpool tonight. It seemed to have drawn a reasonable crowd. I’d thought it might not because I’d only seen the poster at the start of the week but coverage on the front page of the local papers and the regional […]

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