Film Review – “Woman In Gold” (Director:

Based on a true story, “Woman In Gold” follows Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren) and Randy Schoenberg (Ryan Reynolds) as they seek to recover artwork stolen by the Nazis, including the portrait of Altmann’s aunt “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer” painted by Gustav Klimt. The problem with their plan is that the artwork is held in Vienna’s … Continue reading

Book Haul – Christmas 2014

Hope you’re all having a great Christmas and that you managed to get everything on your lists to Santa. As with last year, it was a mixed bag for me including tickets for an athletics meet in February and a concert in March, various t-shirts, a TARDIS hat and the obligatory Christmas chocolates.  I also … Continue reading