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Focus! or Lack of....

I saw the movie Focus starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie over the weekend. It had reminisce of any well thought out heist movie such as… 336 more words


The Italian Job

I was sitting at home Sunday trying to do my homework when I stumbled across this movie on Netflix. I had heard of it before from my mum and sister, but I’ve never actually seen it. 375 more words

Movie Review

Weekend in Piemonte. Part 1 Torino. Cars, Cafes and Bicerin.

The northern city of Turin is not on everyone’s “bucket list” (how I loathe that phrase) of places to visit in Italy. Dismissed as an ugly industrial city, “ 597 more words


‘Mafia Capital’: Gomorra reaches Rome

‘Gomorra’ in Rome. The investigation of ‘Mafia Capital’ reveals that Italian organized crime has no boundaries and can even settle in the Eternal City. Thirty-seven arrests, including a former Nar (“armed revolutionary nucleus” the italian neofascist militant organization active from 1977 to November 1981) Massimo Carminati, the boss of the so-called “middle world”, and a hundred suspects, including the former Mayor of Rome Gianni Alemanno. 975 more words


Day 22 'Hang on lads, I've got a plan!'

Working out of office today at a different location.  Earlier this week I did a bit of ‘recon’ not only to where it was, also how I would get there and how long it would take.   199 more words


Prince John and the first use of an iconic English phrase

On hearing of Richard I’s release from his German prison, Prince John wrote to the King of France, saying how ‘heureux’ he was that his brother was on his way home, and that he was going to Nottingham Castle to prepare a Welcome Home Party. 545 more words

Dinner and a movie

How have I never had Teppanyaki before?  I’m pretty certain I have lived the most sheltered (and by this I mean hermit) life ever.

I could barely contain my excitement what with the tap-tap-tap of the chef’s knives, the fire and the clapping from the tables surrounding us as we sat down – clearly I’m easily amused.  196 more words