Let’s Talk About… Eurovision

Listing some of my favourite songs from previous Eurovision Song Contests

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Top 10 Eurovision Tracks

With the 2018 grand final of Eurovision just round the corner, I’ve gone and looked at some of my old favourites from previous years to get myself back in the mood. It was a pretty tough list, as there actually are some decent songs scattered about the last few years, so the order that these have been put in is pretty vague. Just as a disclaimer – these are just my own opinion; i’d love to hear others, so don’t hesitate to comment below!

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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017)

Three orphan siblings are thrust into a chain of sorrowful events in the adapted Netflix series of ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

Netflix TV Review

– Includes potential spoilers –

Covering the books written by Lemony Snicket, the latest original series to arrive on Netflix is the book adaptation of ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events‘. Originally made into one singular film back in 2004 under the same name, the narrative follows three siblings recently orphaned after a fire destroying their family home; propelling them into a world lacking the stability and safety they were accustomed to.

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Sunshine Blogger Award

My first contribution to the Sunshine Blogger Award community, answering questions and sharing the love.

I was recently nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Markus (TheMarckoguy). This is something I haven’t come across before in the blogging community yet, so it was a nice surprise to be recognised. The award, in case anyone is not aware, provides individuals to answer some questions and then nominate other blogs to share the love around. It’s also just a nice way to learn just a little bit more about the writer themselves.

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Benefits of Cinematic Adaptations

Discussing briefly some of the benefits of adapting book narratives into a cinematic format.

Discussion/Debate

Written for and published with FilmDebate – 11th April 2016

When referring to the ideology behind film adaptations, there will always be a constant debate into which is the optimum medium to tell a story. Coupled with this notion is the concept of whether or not we need to first read the book before we can view the film or even vice versa. From a film analysis perspective, some narratives that have originated in literary format do appear to work brilliantly on the big screen. Even when it’s just the adapted film that is viewed, certain methods succeed at existing separately.

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