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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch     ….a film about women partisans in Italy during the Second World War.“We Weren’t Given Anything For Free”. A fascinating documentary that interviews former Italian partisan Annita “Laila” Malavasi, who was active in the battle for Italy’s liberation … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch…Museum Hours(2013) …when I go to an art gallery I speak to the attendants because they spend hours walking around an exhibition and they often have an interesting comment to make about it. This documentary/fiction is the story of Anne, … Continue reading

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Reasons to be cheerful in 2014!

Many people feel isolated and depressed about the constant onslaught on our civil society by the Con/Dem government but you can do something about it! There are plenty of campaigns to get involved in. Here is my selection for 2014…… … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch…Gloria(2012) She is a divorced woman in her late 50s and is looking for someone to share her life and love with. Set in Chile the past events of the dictatorship are alluded to and we get glimpses of the … Continue reading

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