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Braveheart (1995)

Where to begin with Braveheart? It remains to this day one of the cornerstones of epic-scale historical drama, the kind that usually dominates the Oscar race upon release and deservedly so. 435 more words

May 2015

Braveheart (1995): Looking Back Twenty Years

That clip was from Braveheart which is my latest entry into our Looking Back Twenty Years series of reviews. The year was 1995, and Braveheart walked off with 5 Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director. 1,120 more words


The Surprise at the Wallace Monument

Many, many years ago I was addicted to youth hosteling all over Scotland. That was the start of my travel bug… I went with various friends and sometimes solo but on this occasion I was with the two girlfriends who became my bridesmaids. 473 more words


Across the Sea and A Little North: Jonny Goes To Scotland

So a few months ago, I decided that I wanted to study abroad. After experiencing the beauty that was London, I just wanted to travel everywhere. 572 more words

"Mad Max" returns in one month!

Who would’ve thunk it? It’s thirty years since the last appearance of “Mad” Max Rockatansky, and boy has the landscape changed for the character’s two most famous creators. 331 more words


The Wicklow Gap

The beautiful Wicklow Gap (R756). Take a drive or even a cycle over the rural mountain landscape.  The Wicklow Gap road goes from Hollywood near the N81 about 10km from Blessington to the village of Laragh near Glendalough.



Growing up is actually not that bad and I think most of you can agree with me on this. What does suck however is realizing that you are growing up!!!!  118 more words