This is a reblog of my very first post way back in 2005. It’s been buried for years, and I thought it would be fun to share it with you. I have just added a little extra about becoming one of my Patrons, (haha! I’ve got no shame!) but other than that – it’s real #ThrowbackThursday fodder! Enjoy!



My name is Sassy Brit, and I am an independent reviewer and freelance writer. I started this site with the intention of promoting my own work, whilst reviewing for other people every now and then. However, before anyone can say ‘books-a-bound’, a part-time hobby turned into an all-consuming passion, and since June 2005 this site has seen many changes.

As a book and film fanatic with a keen interest in scouring the shelves for that something different I always have a book attached to me in some form or other. If not reading, I’m watching a film, or trying out a new notebook…Crazy, but I love them! I’m officially a notebook nerd.

My love for world cinema is forever growing. I have many favourite foreign films, too many to mention them all;
  • Run Lola Run (Germany), directed by Tom Tykwer
  • The Grudge (Japan), directed…

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    1. You’re welcome. I’ll update it soon – although my film tastes are a little dated, from when I originally wrote this section, I actually still love those films! 28 Days Later directed by Danny Boyle, has got to be my all time favourite zombie horror film. I know every word as though I wrote it myself…

      Jim: Oh, great. Valium. Not only will we be able to go to sleep, if we get attacked in the middle of the night, we won’t even care.

      and even better still…

      Maj. Henry West: This is what I’ve seen in the four weeks since infection. People killing people. Which is much what I saw in the four weeks before infection, and the four weeks before that, and before that, and as far back as I care to remember. People killing people. Which to my mind, puts us in a state of normality right now.

      Ok, I’ll stop now. 🙂


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