Max von Sydow

Max von Sydow has always been one of my favourite actors, we also happen to share the same birthday.(well obviously I am a bit younger). Unfortunately we had to say farewell to this legend of the silver screen last Sunday March 8,. He was one of the most versatile actors in the movie industry, althoughContinue reading “Max von Sydow”

The Look- Roxette’s accidental break through.

The sad news reached us this week that Roxette singer Gun-Marie Fredriksson had died after a 17-year long battle with cancer. Roxette were very successful in the late 80s and early 90s , in fact at some stage they were the biggest band in the world. But this success may never have been if itContinue reading “The Look- Roxette’s accidental break through.”

The Nobel price and the Third Reich.

Adolf Hitler often displayed toddler like behaviour. If he didn’t get his way or if someone did something he didn’t like, he would throw a tantrum. In 1935 the Nobel peace prize was awarded to Carl von Ossietzky(pictured above). He was a German pacifist He was awarded the prize for something which happened before HitlerContinue reading “The Nobel price and the Third Reich.”

The white Buses- A positive Holocaust story

A while ago I read a comment of someone saying that she could no longer read stories about the Holocaust, not because she didn’t want to but because she couldn’t because the stories were so sad, they were heartbreaking. I can fully appreciate that, because it is heartbreaking and unless you are a complete psychopathContinue reading “The white Buses- A positive Holocaust story”

The disappearance of Raoul Wallenberg.

I have read a lot about this remarkable man and hero and I was reluctant to write an article about him, because I just didn’t think I would do him justice. However since it is the 72nd anniversary of his disappearance I thought it would be a good opportunity to look at some elements ofContinue reading “The disappearance of Raoul Wallenberg.”