Friday, August 5, 2016

DUNKIRK, THE MOVIE



CHRISTOPHER NOLAN, director of sci-fi movies such as Inception, The Dark Knight and Interstellar has turned his talents to war movies.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

A LOOK AT THE WAY WE WERE IN THE DECADES AFTER WORLD WAR II

THROUGH NEWSREEL FOOTAGE AND ADVERTS OF THE TIME here is an affectionate look at the way we were in the 1950s: how we dressed, how we laughed, even how we went on vacation.

Monday, May 9, 2016

ENGLAND FROM SPACE SHOWN IN IMAX MOVIE



FROM SPACE, OUR WORLD blazes at night with the electric intensity of human activity, a direct visualization of the towns and cities where we live. And this new IMAX movie shows some all too brief glimpses of the British Isles, and England.

Friday, May 6, 2016

AUSTIN OF ENGLAND AT THE CHURCHILL VINTAGE AND CLASSIC CAR SHOW


IF YOU LIKE VINTAGE AND CLASSIC CARS then the biennial Churchill Vintage and Classic Car Show is a must-go day out. It is held on the wide sweep of Churchill’s village green in the Cotswolds, not far from Oxford. The 2016 event, on Sunday, June 5, promises to be as good as ever.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

TOMORROW’S CHEFS TODAY - TASTER EVENING AT OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY

OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY lies just outside the city centre, on nearby Headington Hill. Our evening restaurant treat there was to sample ‘Feast in the Forest,’ a three course meal focused on the sorts of food you might find in the woodlands of England.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

BEAUTIFUL BATH TO GET A SPECTACULAR AQUEYE SKY RIDE



THE CREATORS OF AN INNOVATIVE new concept in sky rides are planning a new visitor attraction for the Roman city of Bath.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Friday, July 17, 2015

Thursday, May 14, 2015

THE ENGLISH EYE IN WALES: DYLAN THOMAS BOAT HOUSE, LAUGHARNE



TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL DYLAN THOMAS DAY, and for anyone interested in the culture of Wales, the last home of poet and writer Dylan Thomas is an intriguing 'must' on the list of places to see.

Monday, April 13, 2015

BUNGAY: HOME OF THE HELL-HOUND CALLED BLACK SHUCK


BUNGAY IS A MARKET TOWN in East Anglia, nestling mostly in a loop of the meandering River Waveney (above). As seen today, the town is a quiet haven of tranquillity, but back in the 16th century, things were very different.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

MINI CLUBMAN VISION GRAN TURISMO - A MINI MADE IN OXFORD?

MILLIONS OF MINIS HAVE BEEN PRODUCED by the assembly plant at Cowley, on the outskirts of the university city of Oxford. And the latest Mini concept ought be the most exciting of them all.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A LOOK AT CROMER, GEM OF THE NORFOLK COAST



JANE AUSTEN WROTE ABOUT CROMER in her 1815 novel Emma like this, “…You should have gone to Cromer, my dear, if you went anywhere. Perry was a week at Cromer once, and he holds it to be the best of all the seabathing places."

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

HARLESTON PANCAKE RACES



PANCAKE DAY IS A TIME TO CELEBRATE the coming of spring, and to banish those end-of-winter blues. In Harleston, South Norfolk, Shrove Tuesday is celebrated by pancake races down the main street, called The Thoroughfare.

Monday, February 16, 2015

WELCOME TO HARLESTON, MARKET TOWN IN SOUTH NORFOLK



THE MARKET TOWN OF HARLESTON lies in South Norfolk, in the Waveney Valley. Strictly speaking, Harleston is 'Redenhall with Harleston,' as that's the old title of the town and civil parish. Nearby Redenhall church is a beauty and you can see a glimpse of it near the end of the video, and a good header shot here.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

THE ENGLISH EYE - YOUTUBE TRAILER



THE ENGLISH EYE YouTube channel is growing steadily, and here is the trailer.

We're planning to add new movies, so do subscribe!


Sunday, February 8, 2015

PIZZA PARTY AT PIZZA EXPRESS


THIS IS NOT AN ADVERT for the Pizza Express chain, more a reminder that some fast(ish) food chains have been around for longer than you think.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

HIGH TECH IN NORWICH - THE SAINSBURY CENTRE FOR THE VISUAL ARTS


OPENED IN 1978, THE SAINSBURY CENTRE for the Visual Arts still looks spanking new. The high-tech building in the grounds of the University of East Anglia, UK, houses the Sainsbury Collection, a wide-ranging art show that ranges from pieces thousands of years old to the latest works of leading edge artists.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

SIMON'S CAT - FROM SIMPLE LINE TO DELICATE SHADES



EVERYONE LOVES SIMON TOFIELD'S cat, and the many scrapes that Simon depicts, using his economical but so sensitive line drawings.


Tuesday, November 25, 2014