1. DarkLance

    Peterloo (2018)

    I stumbled upon this article today which instantly caught my attention (link at bottom of this post). Mike Leigh, darling of leftist British film circles and the director responsible for Vera Drake is making a film about the Peterloo massacre of 1819. The ingredients are there for something...
  2. Linoxilos

    Patrick Leigh Fermor (WW2 hero) dies aged 96

    Travel writing great Patrick Leigh Fermor dies aged 96 Friends and colleagues pay tribute to author revered for his account of walking across Europe The writer Patrick Leigh Fermor, who walked his way into the eternal affection of restless souls with his...