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Peter The Great

Another history lesson – but don’t worry il keep it short and sweet. Just the interesting facts. Peter Alexeyevich was born on 9th June 1672 in Moscow. He was the son of Tsar Alexei and Natalya Naryshkina his second wife. Peter and his brother Ivan V co-reigned between 1682 and 1696. This made Peter 10…… Continue reading Peter The Great

Movies/Dramas

Under Sandet / Land Of Mine

This movie is a real eye opener regarding the harsh realities of war. So here’s my explanation & the trailer is right at the bottom 🙂 The movie begins with a scene from after the war. Denmark has finally been liberated from German occupation. A Danish sergeant, Carl Leopold Rasmussen harasses German soldiers who attempt…… Continue reading Under Sandet / Land Of Mine

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The Exception

This movie is set during WWII . Kaiser Wilhelm is living in a castle far from Berlin. I believe it is in the Netherlands. Now during this time Kaiser Wilhelm had abdicated from his throne hence he was no longer the King of Germany. The German authorities send a soldier named Brandt ( the beautiful…… Continue reading The Exception

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The White Princess

Apparently this series is the sequel to the White Queen. If you all remember the White Queen was about the war of the roses. It’s between the house of York and house of Lancaster. Now the White Princess is also based on Philippa Gregory’s book with the same name. This depicts the life of Elizabeth of…… Continue reading The White Princess

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Goethe Poem

THE BLISS OF ABSENCE DRINK, oh youth, joy’s purest ray From thy loved one’s eyes all day, And her image paint at night! Better rule no lover knows, Yet true rapture greater grows, When far sever’d from her sight. Powers eternal, distance, time, Like the might of stars sublime, Gently rock the blood to rest,…… Continue reading Goethe Poem

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Les Innocentes

Recently I managed to make some time and decided on watching a movie. I picked out a French film called Les Innocentes which literally can translate to The Innocents.   This film was beautifully directed and the harsh realities of war were portrayed through this movie brilliantly. Normally we believe that it’s the soldiers who…… Continue reading Les Innocentes

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Elizabeth & Philip

If any of you have watched the recent drama called “The Crown” which I’m certain most of you have. Then you already know of the love story of Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip. What Intrigues me about this specific story is it depicts how not only women make sacrifices for love, its men too. This was explained…… Continue reading Elizabeth & Philip