Author Archives: Alexis Hall

I’m currently suffering with a godawful flu – which has impeded even my ability to watch terrible Hugh Grant films. But normal service will resume soon enough, I’m sure. I’m also aware I’ve left things up in the air a … Continue reading

writing
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Happy new year! I shall start 2018 as I mean to continue it by composing a blog post that has nothing to do with writing. My original plan was for this to be a summary of the various games I … Continue reading

playing
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So it’s a week before Xmas and so, therefore, obviously the best time to review four more Hugh Grant movies. And in some kind of seasonal miracle we’ve actually reached the films that people have heard of that are good. … Continue reading

watching
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This is the closest I’m ever going to get to a topical blog post about a current news story and, while I’m aware that there’s some quite significant politics stuff happening in America right now, what I actually want to … Continue reading

thinking
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Hello everybody. Another day, another blog post in which I review four Hugh Grant movies of wildly variable quality and which, at this stage in his career, contain wildly variable amounts of Hugh Grant. Let’s start straight away with: Impromptu  … Continue reading

watching
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Hello and welcome to part two of the Hugh Grantathon. This instalment will start in 1988 and end in 1990, and visit such exotic locations as Lake Geneva, Louisiana, the south of France and Glasgow. We’ve just moved out of … Continue reading

watching
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The story of these updates is that there are some updates that are happening right now. (Guess who’s been rewatching Parks and Rec) Spontaneous Giveaway So a thing that happened recently was that I lost my copy of Crush—this being … Continue reading

writing
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At the risk of sounding like the sort of prick who keeps coming up with anecdotes about how terribly quirky and unconventional he is I should probably explain the thought process that got me started on the project I’m starting … Continue reading

watching
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So a couple of weeks ago now I wrote a post about my initial thoughts on the BBC serial killer drama Rellik. I basically didn’t rate it, but I found it the right level of fascinating-slash-irritating that I carried on … Continue reading

watching
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So, having recently shared the story of Peanut (a love story across time, space, death and reality), let me tell you about Barold. Barold is … well. He’s generally considered one of the ugliest villagers available in Animal Crossing. And … Continue reading

silliness
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