Category: Pop Culture

Review: Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman, is, simply put, wonderful. I loved it. I loved it to the point where I want to dress up as Wonder Woman and run around pretending to fight evil, and I’m 34 years old. I can’t imagine what it must be like to be a little girl and see a woman like Diana on the big screen –… Read more →

Who killed Sister Cathy?

I spent most of the weekend utterly glued to the TV screen watching Netflix’s latest documentary series, The Keepers, which dropped on Friday night. It’s gruelling, gripping viewing, and it’s haunting me still, hours after I finished the last episode. I think it’ll haunt me for a while. It’s about the unsolved murder of a young nun, Sister Cathy Cesnik,… Read more →

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!

So apparently Mamma Mia will be getting a sequel. I for one am fully on board with this. Quite apart from the fact that it is my guilty pleasure movie, Pierce Brosnan, bless his heart, cannot carry a tune, and it is cheesier than Cheese Night at the Student Union followed by cheesy chips at 3 in the morning –… Read more →

My So-Called Life, in more ways than one…

I was helping a student on the reference desk at work today, which is a joyful experience full of endless surprise learning. The things I have learned assisting students with their research could fill a book. This is why librarians are founts of useless knowledge. Anyway, a session in researching the therapeutic properties of landscapes somehow ended up in a… Read more →