The Forgotten Ones

50 word story contest with the keyword trial

The field looked deserted. How he longed to feel again, the warmth of a hug; the strength in a kiss!

He heard footsteps in distance. The trial was over.

It was nearly dawn. His country would wake up to a beautiful morning – traded with the blood of his young platoon.

Review: Wonder Woman (2017)

My review of the recently released Wonder Woman (2017)

In recent times we have seen quite a lot of action hero origin stories. With dramatic improvements in techniques relating to in production as well as post processing of movies, big production houses calling for a reboot of a franchise is not totally unreasonable.

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Windmill Village – Zaanse Schans

What you are looking at is essentially a well constructed movie set; something that serves as art, history and a massive tourist attraction. I will provide some links that might help you look up the history and background of this place, while I will keep this post free of all that clutter and just share some pics taken there ?

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2017 – Hope & Optimism

2016 was an eventful year. I look forward to 2017 in a positive way

Globally 2016 was a year ravaged with many calamities. The chaos that seemed to spread so quickly across the world was too hard for anyone to miss. When I look back, however, 2016 was NOT a miserable year. In many ways it was a good year for me.

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Zootropolis – A New Change

The world is filled with foxes and sheep. Foxes – sly, cunning and methodical. Sheep – mob followers, grazers and forever abused. That’s the version the world concurs with. Maybe up until Disney’s Zootropolis (Zootopia).

Disney has changed its usual way of making films. Stereotypes seen in characters has withered; there is more subtlety to the plot line. Even someone as ignorant as me, can now observe hint of grey shade to the black and white story line. Strangely the imprints left behind in the mind of the audience are so blissfully colorful!
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Moana (2016)

My review of the Disney movie Moana (2016)

Just as I am writing this, BBC News confirms that some parts of Hawaii are under three feet of snow. A study by NASA just confirms that “it is no longer a question whether the West Antarctic Ice sheet will melt, it is a question of when”! In case you wonder what all this has to do with a Disney princess movie, read on…

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The Perfect Vision

Dedicated to humanity

I stood in front of a little wooden box
Mellow at first touch,
And coarse by the next
Curious, I slid open its crest.

It had two pairs of glasses
One rimmed with a golden frame
The other all rotten and rust
I decided, that try them I must.

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Durdle Door and Isle of Wight and

Our trip to places South of England

We are back from a really good trip to places South of London. It is impossible to forget the sound of the sea kissing the pebble beach of Durdle Door and our windy tour to the Isle of Wight.

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Trip to Scotland

A travelogue of our trip to Scotland

We are just back from our first real holiday in the UK. We visited Edinburgh and parts of the Scottish Highlands. Be it the natural scenery of the Highlands or the old streets of Edinburgh Scotland has a something for every traveler.

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Trip to Wales

Our weekend trip to Llandudno and Llanberis part of Wales

After many a moon I managed to take a quick break from work and buy myself a long weekend. Our two day visit to Wales was filled with the usual jam packed travelling and sightseeing.
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