Books, TV & Film

A Tolkien Blog Party 2020 – Tag Answers

Greetings Hobbitses!  It is I, Alli – coming at you with yet another Unexpected Party. Or rather, blog post.   I don’t know what it is about Rachel’s tags. I am utterly INCAPABLE of resisting them.  One look and I’m a goner.     Consequently, I end up throwing something together extemporaneously and tumbling into your inbox at the last…

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Books, TV & Film

The Disney Prince Book Tag

    Welcome fair maidens and kind sirs!  Happy Labor Day weekend!   Before we dive into today’s post, allow me to share a little bit about what inspired it.While scrolling through my blogs drafts, wondering what I would post next (I’m so organized, wow) I came across a tag that I had forgotten about: The Disney Princess Book Tag.  …

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TV & Film

Legends of Western Cinema – Tag Answers

Well, Rachel, you did it again! I hadn’t intended to write a post about this, but then I saw your blog link up and it looked so fun I had to participate!  She pulled me in at the eleventh hour once more.     This post was doubly hard to produce at the last second because, as always, I had…

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Lifestyle, TV & Film, Writing

A Bagful Of Nutshells

*STUMBLES THROUGH THE DOOR AND STRIKES A TIRED BUT STYLISH POSE*   WHAT HO, CHAPS.  IT’S ALLI!  DID YOU MISS ME???   *pulls up a chair and leans into your personal space*   It’s – *gasp* – another episode of Nutshells with Alli!  I’ll bet you were starting to believe that you would NEVER get this post but, HA, you…

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Lifestyle, TV & Film

My Top Ten OTP’s Of All Time

As many of you know, I’m an infamous critic of romance.     I have even been challenged by one person with the phrase: “Have you any romance in your soul at all, Alli?” (this question was raised after some choice words I shared about that appalling couple, Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe).   I can’t remember how I responded…

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Lifestyle, TV & Film

The Fairy Tale Blog Tag

BEHOLD, IT IS I, ALLISON.  Flying into your inbox at random, but pulling it off like a boss.     “PRINCESS ALLI!  FABULOUS SHE!  Ali Ababwa!  Genuflect, show some respect – down on one knee!”   Yes I actually DO sing the song that way.   Living with me is just such a joy.   Ahem, ANYWAY.  You might have heard…

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TV & Film

11 Christmas Movies You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

When you ask most people what their favorite Christmas movie is, you’ll probably hear one of the following answers:  White Christmas, It’s A Wonderful Life, Miracle On 34th Street, Elf, or A Christmas Carol. You might get a few oddballs in there who like some animated Christmas specials such as The Little Drummer Boy or Frosty the Snowman. Now, while these films…

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Lifestyle, TV & Film, Writing

A Fistful of Nutshells

HEY-HEY-HEY!  ALLISON IS IN THE HOUSE!     HI GUYS!  I’VE MISSED YOU!  *gathers up all my blog and internet buddies in a huge hug*     This is my second time combining two months worth of news into one post and, I will admit, it was kind of a relief, because I really needed this semi-break.  😁 Despite getting sick…

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TV & Film, Writing

A Handful of Nutshells

    *gasp*  What could this be?  A nutshell? YES, FINALLY. So some of you might have noticed that I missed August’s Nutshell post. NO?  YOU DIDN’T NOTICE?  WHAT KIND OF HARDCORE ALLISON FAN ARE YOU?   Kidding!!!    Ahem, anyway.  There’s a good reason why I missed a nutshell. My health has been pretty crummy for the last few…

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