Line(s) of the Day #WelcometotheJungle


Welcome to the jungle we take it day by day
If you want it you’re gonna bleed but it’s the price you pay

Taken from the phenomenal song Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N Roses, from the seminal album Appetite for Destruction (1987)

Line(s) of the day #EdGamble


Phrases I’ve never heard before. Things that only thin people say. “I think I’ve got some biscuits. I’ll just go and check.” Who’s living their life like that? Who buys biscuits and forgets that they exist?

The hilarious joke as told by comedian Ed Gamble (1986 – ) on comedy show Mock the Week. You can find out more about his other stand up and other projects on his website.

Gr8at: Hilarious Animal Cartoons by They Can Talk

Whether doing many quizzes on their roles in films, highlighting their cuteness, their spectacular nature or the spontaneous images they provide, I’ve always made animals a part of this blog.  I did a post a while back on animal humour and I’ve been looking for some good ones ever since. And I struck gold when my sister let me know about these hilarious cartoon strips from the animal kingdom by They Can Talk. Do you have any pets? Which is your favourite cartoon here? If any grab you, these signed prints should definitely interest you.

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Line(s) of the Day #TheAvengers


Steve Rogers: Big man in a suit of armour. Take that off, what are you?
Tony Stark: Genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist.
Steve Rogers: I know guys with none of that worth ten of you. I’ve seen the footage. The only thing you really fight for is yourself. You’re not the guy to make the sacrifice play, to lay down on a wire and let the other guy crawl over you.
Tony Stark: I think I would just cut the wire.
Steve Rogers: Always a way out… You know, you may not be a threat, but you better stop pretending to be a hero.
Tony Stark: A hero? Like you? You’re a lab rat, Rogers. Everything special about you came out of a bottle!
Steve Rogers: Put on the suit. Let’s go a few rounds.

Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr in the action superhero film The Avengers (2012). The quote reflects the problems that must be resolved within the superhero group.

Line(s) of the Day #CocoChanel


In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

The fashion icon Coco Chanel (1883 – 1971), certainly one of the most irreplaceable fashion designers and businesswomen ever. Born Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, the hugely influential Frenchwoman soon became known for more than clothes, extending to jewellery, handbags and fragrance.

Awards and other Notifications: 1,500 Followers


I don’t normally take too much notice of stats. That’s never been why I do the blog or what I judge it by. I don’t even check the end of year stats. But I just noticed that my followers recently passed 1,500 followers and I wanted to thank you all. I know how many great blogs there are and how busy you all are. On the last notification post celebrating three years I offered you the chance to ask me whatever you were curious about. This time I thought I’d do something different and give some extra information about the blog.

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Film Quizzes: Autumn/Fall

Being an Autumn baby, it’s always been my favourite season. It’s not too hot or cold, it’s cheaper to travel, there’s Halloween, it’s a great time to show off your new long sleeved tops and leaves falling from the trees makes for wonderful photographs. That’s not forgetting the beautiful scenic mist shots available.  So I thought it was about time I did a quiz on films set during the season or with memorable scenes during it. Which is your favourite season?  How did you do in the quiz?

film-quizzes-autumn-film-1  1. (1950s)

film-quizzes-autumn-film-2 2. (1970s)

film-quizzes-autumn-film-3 3. (1980s)

film-quizzes-autumn-film-4 4. (1980s)

film-quizzes-autumn-film-5 5. (1980s)

film-quizzes-autumn-film-6 6. (1980s)

film-quizzes-autumn-film-7 7. (1990s)

film-quizzes-autumn-film-8 8. (1990s)

film-quizzes-autumn-film-9 9. (1990s)

film-quizzes-autumn-film-10 10. (1990s)

film-quizzes-autumn-film-11 11. (1990s)

film-quizzes-autumn-film-12 12. (2000s)

Answers below

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Gr8at: Hidden Worlds Photography

I spotted this Hidden Worlds competition from the website Photocrowd, where those entering were asked to “look at architecture from a different perspective and reveal places where we can escape or let our imagination run free”. Such a creative prompting received all manners of interpretation. Below are my favourite eight. Do you have a favourite? What theme do you think would make a great idea for a photographic competition?

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