I always liked the word ‘miscellaneous’. It means a mixture of various items. Here are my blog posts which I have classified as ‘misc’.


Important Stuff

How to save a life: 6 new things I learned about first aid



N S Ford’s Information Superhighway: OZ magazine, British Library Online Exhibitions, Museum of Obsolete Media, Currency Converter 1270 – 2017, British Council Literature: Writers Directory

‘Ordinary people of the past’ series: Norris marries her English man, 14-year-old girl avoids prison sentence, Irish girl arrives in New York, Margaret begins life in Wales,


Film & TV

7 children’s TV shows that scared me too much

Doctors, Daleks and Drums: 11 series of Doctor Who

The Warner Bros Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter!

Things I’ve learned from ‘Back in Time for School’

Film of the book: Brooklyn (2015), Brideshead Revisited (2008), War of the Worlds (2005), Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), The BFG (2016), Emma (1996), Jane Eyre (2011), The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962),

Reviews of Simon Reeve’s BBC TV documentaries: Russia, Mediterranean, Sacred Rivers, The Tea Trail and The Coffee Trail, Tropic of Capricorn, Ireland, Equator,



5 songs that spark memories for me

My top 5 music videos


Tags and Awards

TBR Book Tag: Find out what’s on my ‘To Be Read’ shelf!

The Sunshine Blogger Award – double edition!

My third Sunshine Blogger Award post!

The Sunshine Blogger Award [fourth edition]

The Liebster Award: See my answers to 11 curious questions

The Versatile Blogger Award: 7 Things About Me

My Good Reading Habits



Bicycle Spearing Potatoes… and other party games [something weird I discovered in my research]

5 cultural trends I want to throw in the bin

My worst job interviews