Movies According To Mischief – This Week’s New DVD Releases 5th August 2019

Want to know the latest DVD releases? Look no further! As well as reviewing the new cinema releases, #1PMChat now gives you a chance to grab that film you missed as soon as it is out on DVD! All Released Monday 5th August Mischief's Pick Of The Week "A Dark topic which everyone has a secret interest in" - Shaunna The tale begins on the night of August 8th 1969, when one of the most brutal and shocking muyrders takes place on the notorious Cielo Drive. Actress Sharon Tate and several of her close friends are mercilessly tortured and gruesomely butchered to death by the cult, The Manson Family, as ordered by the inhuman, and now infamous Charles Manson. Just over 20 years on,rock singer Margot Lavigne moves into the same haunted house to record her new album. However, things take a terrifying turn as life soon becomes as hellish…

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Fee’s Book Reviews – The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig

The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig From The Back Cover: 'Wherever she is, whatever the day,She only has one kind of thing to say.Just as cats go miaow and cows go moo,The Truth Pixie can only say things that are true.'A very funny and lovable tale of how one special pixie learned to love herself. The Truth Pixie is an enchanting, rhyming story that will delight younger readers - with words by the bestselling mastermind Matt Haig and pictures by the inky genius Chris Mould.I’ve read quite a few grown up books by Matt Haig. ‘How To Stop Time’ being my favourite and one that I keep going back to read over and over. I first came across his children’s books when I bought ‘A Boy Called Christmas’ a few years back (I highly recommend you read it) and since then have bought a few more. The Truth Pixie is a short book…

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Movies According To Mischief – Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans

Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans Directed by: Dominic Brigstocke Cast: Emilia Jones, Sebastian Croft, Kate Nash, Nick Frost, Warwick Davis, Sanjeev Bhaskar In my younger days, the most coveted books in primary school was the Horrible Histories collection, by Terry Deary. The gruesome details and fun childish humour are what we craved and to be honest, we probably learnt more through the books than we did through our teachers in History lessons, covering the Stone Age up to the Second World War. I do not know of anyone who has not heard of this collection of books or has not read at least one of them. I was obsessed and would read them over and over again. Now, as I am a little older, I am less appreciative of the fact that the popularity of these books has led to it being made into a TV show. I…

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A 1PM Chat With Sean and Clare, Creators of the Untamed Frizz Taming Machine.

"The key is to keep focused on your goal and move forward no matter what is going on around you, as you will not make this happen if not" Clare , ready to start fulfilling orders! Many of us have been down the business start up road, it takes courage, commitment, and an absolute faith in your own idea to make it work. After 18 months of planning, and selling their house to fund the business, Clare and Sean are at the point of seeing their dream launch this week.They kindly gave 1PMChat the opportunity to talk about bringing their innovative hair dryer to the market, and the ups and downs of starting a business from scratch. 1PMChat: How long has it been between the initial idea of this unique hair dryer and making the decision to commit to it as a business.?Sean: The idea for the business stemmed from Clare’s…

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Movies According To Mischief – This Week’s New DVD Releases 29th July 2019

Want to know the latest DVD releases? Look no further! As well as reviewing the new cinema releases, #1PMChat now gives you a chance to grab that film you missed as soon as it is out on DVD! All Released Monday 29th July Mischief's Pick Of The Week What is going on with Disney recreating all their PERFECT animated classics into live action at the moment. Leave them alone!! However, I have never seen the animated version of Dumbo so would give this ago... also as the trailer made me cry. WHY ARE YOU TAKING HIS MUM AWAY!!!! STOP IT!!!! - Shaunna From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the grand live-action adventure Dumbo expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and his children to care for…

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The Summer 1PMChat Newsletter

If you are reading this, then you have found us! For that, we are extremely grateful! It has been nearly six months since 1PMChat.com was just an idea, and nearly a year since @1PMChat arrived on Twitter, so it is about time that we shared some news! In just under 10 months @1PMChat has grown to over 1200 followers and has a 4 weekly reach of over 300,000. The Thursday quiz now has about 400 engagements in the hour and is seen in the timelines of just under 20,000 users. Got to give huge thanks to everyone that takes part in the lunchtime hour of non workness! Huge thanks go to Joanna and Pippy who regularly host on a Tuesday as well as guest hosts @ICCollabCreate,  and @AspectIT. If you would like to guest host #1PMChat why not get in touch! I would love to hear from you! We all…

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Movies According To Mischief – This Week’s New DVD Releases 22nd July 2019

Want to know the latest DVD releases? Look no further! As well as reviewing the new cinema releases, #1PMChat now gives you a chance to grab that film you missed as soon as it is out on DVD! All Released Monday 22nd July Mischief's Pick Of The Week I'm hoping it be a good female led version of Mel Gibson's What Women Want, as I did enjoy that! Here's hoping... -Shaunna Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson) is a successful sports agent who’s constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When Ali is passed up for a well-deserved promotion, she questions what else she needs to do to succeed in a man’s world... until she gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts! With her newfound power, Ali looks to outsmart her colleagues as she races to sign the next basketball superstar, but the lengths she has to go to will put…

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Guide To Tax Changes Impacting Landlords Pt.2.

One in 10 people now own a second house. Yet, despite it being a fruitful investment, tax legislation surrounding landlords remains largely unclear. Taxes associated with buy-to-let property are collectively known as ‘landlord tax’. To make matters more complicated, such legislation is varied and complete, comprehensive advice is scarce.With that being the case, we thought it would be useful to breakdown the two most discussed components of landlord tax and detail exactly what you need to know. The Burden of Stamp Duty .Stamp Duty Land Tax also needs to be on your radar as a landlord. A tax paid when buying a property in England and Wales, it’s been widely criticised (by both landlords and regular homeowners) as being unnecessary at an already expensive time.There have also been instances of buyers overpaying. In the 2018-19 tax year alone, nearly £400m was returned to those who had paid too much. Regardless,…

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Guide To Tax Changes Impacting Landlords Pt.1.

One in 10 people now own a second house. Yet, despite it being a fruitful investment, tax legislation surrounding landlords remains largely unclear. Taxes associated with buy-to-let property are collectively known as ‘landlord tax’. To make matters more complicated, such legislation is varied and complete, comprehensive advice is scarce.With that being the case, we thought it would be useful to breakdown the two most discussed components of landlord tax and detail exactly what you need to know. The dismantling of interest tax relief If you’re a BTL landlord, one thing you need to get to grips with is interest tax relief. Traditionally, landlords were required to declare rental income but could claim mortgage interest as an expense – drastically reducing their profit from rental income and subsequently their Self Assessment tax bill.However, this changed for the worse (for landlords at least) in 2017 when it was decided that claiming mortgage…

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Movies According To Mischief – Blinded By The Light

Blinded By The Light Directed By: Gurinder Chadha Cast: Viveik Kalra, Aaron Phagura, Nell Williams, Rob Brydon Maybe it’s because I am curious, or you could say plain nosey, but when my local cinema advertised “A Secret Screening”, I booked tickets straight away for the boyfriend and the mother coming along too. Quite the little family outing! I will fully admit, as the screening got nearer, we started trying to figure out what the movie would be. By the tickets, we knew it was a 15 certificate rating and was 90 minutes long. I was hoping it was the new Annabelle movie, Mum was praying for Downton Abbey whilst the boyfriend was wishfully thinking it was The Matrix, as it’s the 20 year anniversary of that little gem. It was also decided that if it was The Matrix, the mother and I would escape to Nando’s next door... So, imagine…

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