Category Archives: James Bond

Not only in James Bond

Some people still believe that James Bond books and films are fiction. How naive. I have just read Operation Mincemeat by Ben Macintyre, the true story of a British operation during World War II, in which a dead body was … Continue reading

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Why I don’t eat Seafood

Because it can kill you:

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Easily Confused (38) Petro Poroshenko

Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine: Valentin Zukovsky, character in the James Bond films Goldeneye and The World is not enough:

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The most important moment in the history of cinema

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No wonder I got sick!

The last few days I’ve been rather sick. That’s a personal piece of information with which I wouldn’t normally bother the readers of my blog. But then I discovered the reason why I have fallen sick just now: some crazy … Continue reading

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“Little Nellie” in Sicily

This is to all the doubters who believe that James Bond films are unrealistic fiction: they are not, and if you walk through the world with open eyes and an open mind you will see evidence from time to time. … Continue reading

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The Road to Skyfall

When you get to a place and you think “I have been here before” but you know that you haven’t, then either the place looks eerily similar to one to which you have been (like most of the seaside towns … Continue reading

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