This is about the chart, not art.

When I declared in a hyperbolic manner a few days ago that Magne F fans were “horrified” with the new a-ha single I was quickly pulled up for my “exaggeration”.  Which is fair enough – that’s what hyperbole is.  So let me simply say that they many seem discontented. The focus of their ire?  The […]

Dr 9Tendo’s Parenting Slot [Week 3]

Greetings to you once again from Dr 9Tendo.  Thank you for all the feedback and comments from the last few weeks. Regrettably I have been informed by my editor that the axe hangs menacingly over my column like a big sharp blade suspended by some elementary means (perhaps some pulleys and levers…or maybe just sticky […]

[Movie Review] Rambo

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish, Paul Schulze Director: Sylvester Stallone Genre: Action Cert: 18 Released: 2007    I’m thankful that the Rambo franchise pretty much passed me by in the eighties.  “First Blood” (1982), “Rambo: First Blood Part II” (1985) and “Rambo III” (1988) show a troubling trajectory on review sites […]

Dr 9Tendo’s Parenting Slot [Week 2]

Dr 9Tendo is back!  We’ve a lot to get through this week so buckle up for some excellence and insight from the priest of parenting. First off is a worried mother from Inverness called Adam.  She says:  My son seems to have some form of OCD as he repeats everything he does.  If he comes […]

Dr 9Tendo’s Parenting Slot [Week 1]

Welcome to the first edition of my parenting blog!  I know it’s a strenuous life being a parent – I have two cats myself – so I’m here to lend the best advice that you can find from someone with absolutely no qualifications to do so.  Please send any parenting concerns you have to me […]