Tag Archives: Star Wars

WW2 icons of the RAF

Following on from my RAF100 post the Sopwih Camel and WW1… By 1940 the awesome might of Hitler’s Luftwaffe had been displayed in the lightning blitzkrieg offensive that annexed France in six weeks. In the aftermath the British had managed … Continue reading

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My Top 12 movies of 2017

As half the planet is in the midst of not doing very much of anything but eat and watch films, here is my lowdown of my favourite 12 films of 2017 or one per month for those who want to … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi (No Spoilers)

I’ve always been a Star Wars fan, it was the first film I saw at the Pictures in 1977 when I was just 3.5 years old.  I loved it then and I love it now. You can see my old … Continue reading

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A walk along the Grand Union Canal

It’s been a very warm and sunny Bank Holiday weekend in London and I managed to wangle it so that I didn’t spend every minute of it working.  During a few hours of spare time I decided to go on … Continue reading

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The 25 Greatest Star Wars Moments Of All Time

So by now, everyone who is vaguely interested in sci-fi is probably aware that a new Star Wars film is out, Rogue One.  With us approaching the end of the year, I thought I would do a countdown with a … Continue reading

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Top 10 movies of 2015

With the end of the year approaching, It’s traditional or as traditional as is possible for my blog, to have a quick look at the top films of 2015. (You can see my list of TV shows here) It was … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review (No blasters, no bla… I mean spoilers)

I distinctly remember going to see the very first Star Wars film all the way back in 1977.  It was the first time I had ever gone to The Pictures and I was  a little less than 3 and a … Continue reading

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