Single Take – 1917

I’d never heard of a single take movie. Family and friends kept telling us about this brilliant new war movie called 1917. “It is a single take…” they said, as if that made all the difference. Never having been a lover of war movies, unlike himself, this impressive bit of information made no difference to … More Single Take – 1917

After the Fires

The Australian bushfires have attracted worldwide attention. Here in South Australia they are now contained. Keeping them under close observation for potential flare ups is part of the mopping up process. As well as restoring lives, properties and businesses. Elsewhere, there are fires still burning. Bushfires are a fact of life in this country. Many native … More After the Fires

Words have power

Since researching and writing about the changing face of modern language yesterday, I have dug deeper  into words. What they are. How they impact on our feelings and behaviour. In the words of the famous rapper Eminem, ‘My words are weapons (I use them to crush my opponents)…’ “Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. … More Words have power

It’s Christmas

May this season be one of peace, love and happiness for everyone, however, you choose to spend it. Thank you to all of you who have spent time with me on this blog. I love your visits. Raili Tanska