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[ Written by: | 15 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]

I have a thing (understatement) for the Eastern Front during the Second World War… a fascination, obsession and lifelong interest in the history of this huge conflict which sealed the fate for Hitler’s Germany.
My interest introduced me to Shostakovich and his  Seventh Symphony written while he endured the siege of Leningrad – officially claimed as a representation of the people of Leningrad’s brave resistance to the German invaders and an authentic piece of patriotic art at a time when morale needed boosting.

This weekend I didn’t trust my instincts and bought a one day pass …

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[ Written by: | 19 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

While I waited for bread to bake the other night I decided to kill time and watch a movie I’d had sitting waiting for such a time I had quiet… Now I’m a big fan of watching movies and will watch just about anything… my four fave movie categories are (in order of preference), Science Fiction, War, Zombie, Utter Shite. I spend hours hunting for movies of the first three categories that I’ve not watched… and am overwhelmed by movies from the fourth.
A few years back I was obsessed with Finnish …