Chasing Dragons

This Christmas holiday I went with some of family to see the last film  in the trilogy of The Hobbit . I had seen the first one but missed the second. Whilst the 5 battles were relentless,  the filming of the dragon Smaug breathing his fire over the Lake village was spectacular.   Then next day I … Continue reading Chasing Dragons

Mississippi Meanderings

Recently myself and 2 chums watched a DVD of the film ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’ made by the Cohen brothers in 2000. The evening’s entertainment had been hatched last summer during a day trip out on the ‘Music Train’ from Manchester to Hathersage in Derbyshire. The folk group ‘The Mersey Hillbillies’ played on the train … Continue reading Mississippi Meanderings