Picard Season 2 Review

After ten weeks the story is over. The final episode of Picard season 2 is now available to watch on Amazon. I saw the show last night and enjoyed every minute of it. If I had to describe the finale in one word it would be “heartwarming”. So what’s Picard season 2 about? It stars... Continue Reading →

TV review: Is Squid Game worth watching?

It seems that everyone loves Squid Game, the nine-part drama about a contest to win 38 million dollars (US). The South Korean Netflix show is popular with viewers across the globe. Why is that? At first glance Squid Game looks like just another survival saga. Several hundred players compete in a series of schoolyard games.... Continue Reading →

A brief word on pocket novels

Have you heard of pocket novels? I hadn’t. Then I saw them on sale in the magazine section of my local stationery shop. In the UK, pocket novels are novellas produced by magazines and marketed to their readers. The stories are usually uplifting and often in large, clear print. I don’t read pocket novels all... Continue Reading →

TV Review: Nine Perfect Strangers

I recently finished Nine Perfect Strangers on Amazon Prime Video. The eight-episode drama is based on a novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty. I think this literary origin is clearly visible in the TV series. Nine Perfect Strangers doesn’t fit neatly into any genre. It has multiple subplots and a surprise ending. Nine... Continue Reading →

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