Movies/Dramas

The Spanish Princess – 2019

So, how do I begin this? I’m OBSESSED with King Henry VIII & finally we have another drama based on his life. Game of thrones has officially ended mes chers so here’s something to fill the void. Do you have a keen eye for “The Tudors”? If yes, give this a shot. What does the…… Continue reading The Spanish Princess – 2019

Movies/Dramas

Mary Queen of Scots (2019) – “Are you afraid, Because our swords are not just for show.”

So lets see how this movie rolls: There’s quite a “strange” story regarding Mary Stuart the sole surviving legitimate child of King James V. Get this, she ascended to the throne at 6 days old. Talk about responsibility. It begins in the year 1561. Mary is the tender age of 19 already a widow to…… Continue reading Mary Queen of Scots (2019) – “Are you afraid, Because our swords are not just for show.”

Books

Rome The Art Of War – Manda Scott

Sebastos Pantera the heroic spy returns to Rome at the brink of civil war, in hope of dissuading the legions along with their commanders to betray their loyalty to the treacherous Vitellius & revere the true Emperor Vespasian. One of the most entertaining “Roman” novels I have read – Simon Scarrow. I’m going to rant…… Continue reading Rome The Art Of War – Manda Scott

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Gottfried Wolfram – The Amber Room

Does architecture fascinate you? The gilded walls? The barreled vaults, gothic turrets along with stucco art. Intrigued?  If there’s one place in Europe that has all of this it’s St. Petersburg.       On my bucket list, within the next few years I shall visit Russia. Mums a little apprehensive “Oh M what if…… Continue reading Gottfried Wolfram – The Amber Room

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Isaac Levitan

Iscaac Levitan was a renown classical Russian landscape painter, he used the so-called genre of  “mood landscape”. – I’m assuming these are paintings depicting the various moods of a human according to the images. (Please correct me if im wrong). Some artworks which involve religious or fantasy topics use the quality of dim night-light to…… Continue reading Isaac Levitan

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Pena Palace

Its been a while … crocodile 😛 So I’m doing another architectural post on the stunning Pena palace. This is situated on the very top of a hill named, Sintra mountains. I read a little into this & the building first came into being in the middle ages (This lasted from the 5th to 15th century).…… Continue reading Pena Palace

Movies/Dramas

Mathilde

There was a relationship that all in Russia knew of before Nicholas became the last Tsar. A controversial story of a Crown Prince & a Prima ballerina. Was this a platonic love? Or more? How did it begin & finish. This is the movie that explains it all. Mathilde was Prima ballerina of the Imperial…… Continue reading Mathilde