Category Archives: Review

Doctor Who Review: The Crimson Horror


Stop the press!! Call the Prime minister, call the show producers, call up the entire internet, call Stephan Moffat. Yes guys. That’s right. For the first time in New Who’s run I’ve actually REALLY enjoyed a Mark Gatiss episode! I … Continue reading

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Guest Review: Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS


I’m still not entirely sure that this episode makes an iota of sense and I’ve watched the episode twice now. How did Clara end up with a literal reset button? How did time reassert itself with the two brothers touching? … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Doctor Who Review: Hide


Well Neil Cross. That was absolutely mental. I mean stark raving bonkers INSANE and I LOVED every second. Hide had me from the start with its great haunted house promo poster. I am partial to a bit of a housebound … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Review: Cold War


Oh dear. Time ran away from me this week. As I type up this review I am already ruminating on implications of this week’s Hide (But shhh- spoilers sweetie!) I am not a big fan of Gatiss writing for Doctor … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Rings of Akhaten Doctor Who Review


Well guys, I take it all back. Last week I mistakenly claimed that Clara signalled a return to a more RTD inspired dramatic realism, quasi sci fi style on New Who. Who am I kidding? Moffat is addicted to the … Continue reading

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Hope Orchard Guest House – A Review From The Point Of A Disabled Individual


My husband and I rarely travel, but we do have to regularly find our way from Chelmsford, Essex, to Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in order to visit my family. Since I am a not-particularly-mobile Epileptic individual who often needs the aid of … Continue reading

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