Author Archives: ChrisV

About ChrisV

My name is Chris and I'm from Sunderland in the North East of England. My interests are varied which you will probably see on here over time but I do find it hard not to rant, so while I will try and keep my blog topical and interesting, there's still a fair chance that I may well jump up on my soap box from time to time.

World to see biggest full moon in two decades

World to see biggest full moon in two decades – Yahoo! News UK. Following the recent lunar eclipse, this should provide yet another good opportunity for some quality lunar photography. Also intrigued by the speculation of this as an influence … Continue reading

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Lily Allen: From Riches to Rags

Apologies in advance but it has been some time since I’ve had a mini rant, so here’s my latest. Yesterday I saw the advertisement for a Channel 4 documentary on Lily Allen. The premise of the show being that Lily … Continue reading

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Film Trailer Reviews

As I get older, the family grows and work takes up more time than I’d care to admit, I find that I have less and less time to do the things that I enjoy. One of these ever eroding pastimes … Continue reading

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Freedom (via Style and Sophistication)

Protests spread, people get shot This can't be right, in fact it's not Each round of bullets adds to the strength The rulers seem to be prepared to go to any length The people are angry this is not right … Continue reading

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Ultimate low cost travel

Driving home today on the A1 I spotted a Jet2.com lorry. Whilst I’m sure there are many of these on our roads, it’s the first time I’ve seen one and did get me thinking exactly what it is used for. … Continue reading

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3 things, 3 years (via Penshawgrump’s Blog)

Interesting……..What would you have on your wish list? Recently had an interesting discussion with fellow bloggers @grayed and @chrisv1977 en route to Marrakech. One of the questions we were discussing was 'what are the top 3 experiences you would like … Continue reading

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Mice nuts for some but a Milestone for me

Hi Guys, Just a very quick, and short post to say thanks to all who have visited my little bit of real estate in the blogosphere. One thousand views may appear insignificant to most but it means a lot to me that … Continue reading

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