Category Archives: The Watch-man
I went recently to see Fury, the new film starring Brad Pitt, set in the penultimate month of WW2 in Europe and following the crew of a Sherman tank, the eponymous ‘Fury’, as they advance through Germany. I was really … Continue reading
I remember, once upon a time, not having sciatica. What I am finding increasingly hard to remember is what that felt like. It is 05:22. I have been awake since 03:50. The reason for this is that something right at … Continue reading
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I have a friend, Neil, who is an extremely talented photographer. A contemporary of my parents, he recently sent me a picture of my mother, then aged 21. It is, without question, the best picture I have seen of her. … Continue reading
Hello Dear Readers. What follows is a list of my favourite movies, along with a brief description and explanation for why they make my list. When I was considering the criteria by which I would judge my favourite I decided … Continue reading
In 1936 the GPO (General Post Office) film unit made a 25 minute documentary about one of the LMS Mail trains on its overnight run from London to Glasgow. The film is famous now not simply for the quality of … Continue reading