There is a German word, Sehnsucht, which expresses a feeling of nostalgia for a life which one has never experienced – perhaps even for a world which has never existed. It may be Sehnsucht which explains my weakness for spy films with men in turtlenecks. The recent reboot of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. suggests that I am not alone.
The film, unusually light on its feet for something directed by Guy Ritchie, came out in 2015. However, it only just hit my Netflix list, so Millenials can count it as a new release. Continue reading “The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (Review)” →
“Top Ten Tuesday” is a feature started by “The Broke and the Bookish“, in which people list their top ten books that match some given criterion. It changes every week, and happens on a Tuesday. The previous two sentences should be sufficient to explain the name.
I keep meaning to get involved, as I both like books and can count to ten, but I always forget, only remembering immediately after a topic that I could have done, and directly before a run of subjects that I dislike deeply. This time though, I checked and found a topic that I can talk about, happening today. I have decided to take the plunge – I won’t manage to write for it every week, but I will occasionally, and I might as well start sometime. Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Most-Read Authors” →