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Film review – Jurassic World: Dominion

The third Jurassic World film has now come out, and despite critics and reactions on social media being generally negative, I felt I should still go and see it to form my own opinion. And…yes, the consensus is correct with … Continue reading

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Holidaying in England: The Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Like a great many people, my original holiday plans this year were scuppered by Covid-19. Even when travel restrictions were relaxed later in the summer, going overseas felt too risky; some people I knew booked holidays to Spain and then … Continue reading

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Book review: 50 Dinosaur Tales

Note: I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. I Know Dino is a weekly podcast – hosted by Garret Kruger and Sabrina Ricci – which features dinosaur-related news items, interviews, and facts on the … Continue reading

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Book review: The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs

Most dinosaur books I’ve read take a general ‘big picture’ approach: they go over the well known taxonomic groups of dinosaur (theropods, sauropodomorphs, etc) with additional chapters describing things like the world that dinosaurs lived in, how they behaved, how … Continue reading

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Film review – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

I admit that, thanks to my dinosaur-loving inner child, I do have some bias towards the Jurassic Park franchise and am therefore more likely to forgive any flaws that turn up in the films. I enjoyed Jurassic World, and I … Continue reading

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Prehistoric Profiles: Velociraptor

Time to talk dinosaurs – and what better dinosaur to talk about than the source of my blog’s web address, the Velociraptor? The Jurassic Park franchise created an image of Velociraptor as a merciless supreme predator, which combined lightning speed, … Continue reading

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In London Again: The Natural History Museum (and King’s Cross)

London is one of my favourite places in the world, and one of my favourite places in London is the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. I hadn’t been to London since my Keeper for a Day experience at London … Continue reading

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A Little Dinosaur Nostalgia

When I was six, I was given a book called The Children’s Encyclopedia of Prehistoric Life. This, as far as I recall, is the single trigger for my interest in dinosaurs – if my mind did work like Inside Out, … Continue reading

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Film review: Jurassic World

Right then. After all the buildup, how was Jurassic World? I wasn’t sure what to expect, particularly after reading a few reviews – but what I got was a fun, worthwhile film overall. Two decades after the failure of the original Jurassic … Continue reading

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Gaming in the 90s, Jurassic Park style

Seeing the trailer for Jurassic World has left me feeling nostalgic about Jurassic Park, and wanting to write something about it. Not reviews for the first three movies; I want to save those for later – one of my plans … Continue reading

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