BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

You can learn a lot from films…

On Fridays I am returning to some of my favourite posts from the past. To paraphrase BBC radio: this is your chance to read again…This post comes from April 2013 … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

DID YOU KNOW…nope can be a verb, an adjective and a noun…

…and lots of other things, especially when used online. I discovered the flexibility of this term when reading Sentence First, the blog of an Irish scientist and linguist who has … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · 4 Comments

B is for BOAT DRINKS, BUCKWHEATS and BACK STORY

All from the 1995 film Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead. BOAT DRINKS was the good luck phrase used by a group of ex gangsters when they said … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 13 Comments