Recommended Film – Grabbers


by Patrick O’Connor


YOU may have to search a bit to get a viewing of this delightful low-budget sci-fi offering but it will be well worth it if you succeed.

The film, an Irish-British production, has picked up much praise on the independent film festival circuit and it is easy to see why.

Recommended Book – ‘The Man Who Forgot His Wife’

The Man Who Forget His Wife by John O’Farrell (Doubleday)

by Patrick O’Connor


VAUGHAN’S ‘bizarre reawakening’ occurs on a London underground station.

He has lost his memory and ends up in hospital when he lingers for several days before somebody (his best friend Gary) turns up to identify him.

English In Use – ‘A Real Coo’

A selection of headlines from stories in the news. They use English in a way that you might think is intended to confuse but it’s all perfectly clear to the native speaker.

News Round Up 31

News Round Up

by Patrick O’Connor

OH dear!

A wholesale merchant in Poole, Dorset, probably thought he was on to a winner when he splashed out on 10,000 DVDs about cyclist Lance Armstrong.