A Film Review: Pirates of the Caribbean 5 – Dead Men Tell No Tales (To Salazar, who is seeking his Revenge and to extend the franchise etc etc) Arrgghh, matey…

We return to the high seas of the Caribbean for another Disney-helmed trip to a time of photogenic pirates (portrayed typically by Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush) thrown amidst a bunch of supernatural shenanigans. The movie is confusingly titled Salazar’s Revenge in the British and international release schedule. The last time Johnny Depp played his […]

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Lucy – A Film Retrospective

Lucy is a movie from 2014, written and directed by Luc Besson, starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman. Scarlet Johansson has recently appeared in the live action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell, covering broadly similar territory. The movie plays with the old chestnut of how humans only utilize 10 percent of their brain functions, […]

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A selection of photographs

I’m posting here a sample of my photos from my trip to Switzerland, in the Grindelwald and Interlaken area, last August. Please enjoy! At the top we have the foothills below the Eiger at Grindewald valley. Then the shores of lake Thunersee near Interlaken. The hills above the Schynige Platte Alpine Garden recede into the distance, […]

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