1914-1918 – The Soldiers Of The Great War

One hundred years. Millions of lives cruelly lost. Four years of fighting but still feeling the devestating effects to this day. Families broken. Brave soldiers sacrificing everything for their country. Hoping for a better future for generations to come. Many lying about their ages to join the battle. Leaving friends and loved ones, and forging … Continue reading 1914-1918 – The Soldiers Of The Great War

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MOVIE CLASSICS: 1970’S (PART 1)

The seventies was a time of technical wonder and political madness.  A revolving door should have been erected at the front of the White House as Nixon is elected but swiftly removed from office after the Watergate scandal.  Meanwhile, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs create their respective technologies that are still being used to this … Continue reading MOVIE CLASSICS: 1970’S (PART 1)

MOVIE CLASSICS: 1960’S (PART 2)

I know you've been having sleepless nights.  Checking your Facebook and Instagram accounts.  Going mad, scratching and clawing for part 2, so you can continue down the winding tunnel of movie classics.  Well, no need to break the emergency glass and call for help.  Missing posters are unnecessary.  Call off the search, because here it … Continue reading MOVIE CLASSICS: 1960’S (PART 2)

MOVIE CLASSICS: 1960’S (PART 1)

Ah, the Swingin' Sixties.  The decade where Beatlemania swept the entire world.  A time when the hippie youth would proclaim peace and love.  The pointless Vietnam War began.  British television would never be the same after the introduction of a certain Doctor Who, while Martin Luther King Jr. claimed he had a dream.  And while … Continue reading MOVIE CLASSICS: 1960’S (PART 1)

MOVIE CLASSICS: 1950’S (PART 2)

Let's continue to look at the vintage films that Hollywood had to offer in the 1950's. REAR WINDOW (1954) This suspense thriller is considered to be Hitchcock's finest film, and one of the greatest films ever made.  No wonder the director got his famous nickname as the Master of Suspense.  A tour de force of … Continue reading MOVIE CLASSICS: 1950’S (PART 2)

MOVIE CLASSICS: 1950’s (PART 1)

As one war ended, another began as North Korea invades South Korea.  The first hydrogen bomb is successfully detonated in the United States.  Elizabeth II is crowned Queen in the first ever televised coronation.  Ruthless Russian dictator Joseph Stalin dies.  Elvis Presley releases his first song 'Heartbreak Hotel.'  But what was happening in Hollywood?  Let's … Continue reading MOVIE CLASSICS: 1950’s (PART 1)

THEY WALK AMONG US: A UK TRUE CRIME PODCAST

The term 'binge' is definitely the word for our generation.  Thanks to service providers like Netflix, you can quite literally stay up to the early hours and keep saying to yourself "Just one more episode."  Before you know it, you've finished 100 seasons in 2 days.  Same can go for music.  You listen to one … Continue reading THEY WALK AMONG US: A UK TRUE CRIME PODCAST

THE DISNEY MOMENTS THAT MAKE ME CRY

A man once said that he always looked on the optimistic side of life, but was realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.  While we have triumphant moments, there's always a time when our heroes are down and must get back up to keep fighting for their dreams.  The man in question … Continue reading THE DISNEY MOMENTS THAT MAKE ME CRY