Category Archives: History

MR. PEABODY AND SHERMAN (2014) – Rated: U


In my review of Walt Disney’s Frozen (2013), I stated that some films turn to out to be so good when they come out in cinemas that I cannot help seeing them repeatedly without ever feeling satisfied. As well as … Continue reading

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FROZEN (2013) Rated: PG


Every now and again, there comes a time when you can and see a film at your local cinema and it turns out to be so good that you want to see it again and again and yet you are … Continue reading

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WHO’S LEFT BEHIND? – KAYOKO’S DIARY (1991)


The 2010’s have very much marked the beginning of my adventure into the world of World War 2 themed Japanese Anime films. After reviewing Studio Ghibli’s ‘Grave of the Fireflies’ (1988) in 2010 and the ‘Barefoot Gen’ films (1983 and … Continue reading

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Poverty – By Michael C. Bungay


Originally published on 27th August 2013. Last week in my Creative Writing Group at the Stevenage Wellbeing Centre in Hertfordshire, I had to write about money and what I would do with it if I had lots of it to … Continue reading

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“Barefoot Gen”


Originally posted on The View from This Seat (supplementary blog):
Tomorrow, August 6, is the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. When the bomb exploded at 8:15 on that hot August morning in 1945, Keiji Nakazawa was on…

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MESSY CHURCH AND ME: THE EXTENDED EDITION By Michael C. Bungay


Messy Church, you would not think it, would you? Two words in the English Dictionary that could not be more mismatched. However, the thing is they do not have to be mismatched if people just use their imagination. So that … Continue reading

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MESSY CHURCH AND ME: BY MICHAEL C. BUNGAY


Messy Church, you would not think it, would you? Two words in the English Dictionary that could not be more mismatched. However, the thing is they do not have to be mismatched if people just use their imagination. So that … Continue reading

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