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Niall McArdle
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Warrior Poet
Warrior Poet

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If I look slightly guilty, it may be down to having Kentucky Fried Jesus peering over my shoulder
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I'll be reading on Sunday afternoon along with other literary upstarts Doreen Duffy and Adam Trodd.
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It’s been a busy few weeks (months, actually) for me between work, trying to write, and just, you know, stuff, that I haven’t had time to do any blogging, so apologies for not posting anything in a long, long while. But now is as good a time as any to…
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Originally posted on Jan Carson Writes: Another week, another book festival. Another twelve hour stopover in my own house. Another frantic scramble to find enough clean socks to make it through ’til Friday. Another futile attempt to coerce my plants back…
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For film fans of a certain generation, today is a sad day. Barry Norman, legendary film critic, has passed away. For almost 25 years he presented Film [insert year here] on BBC One, and arguably as one of the most influential British film critics, known…
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The Therapy House by Julie Parsons is a dark psychological thriller set almost entirely in the Dublin suburb of Dun Laoghaire, chiefly concerning a horrific murder of a retired judge, but also encompassing the killing of a guard by an IRA man forty years…
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When you’ve been at this business as long as me you’ll learn not to be surprised by anything. One day you’re arresting people. Next day you’re protecting the same people. The day after, who knows? They’re shooting you, or you’re saluting them. Echoland by…
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Summer is here, which means once again I am going to try to complete Cathy’s 20 Books of Summer Challenge. You wouldn’t think it would be that difficult to read and review twenty books over three months … and yet. I think a couple of years ago I just…
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The great Roger Moore, the suavest 007 there ever was, has passed away. It seems apt to repost this fluffcast that I made about his first Bond film, the glorious Live and Let Die.   You can read my appreciation of the film here.
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Now this is how to do a trailer. Just the other day, I was watching this very interesting video about how to make a good movie trailer. Woodshock stars Kirsten Dunst and appears to be about her character wandering around the woods, standing by the water’s…
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