Kelly’s Heroes. A World War 2 heist movie.

One of the most popular films based on World war two is the comedy drama Kelly’s heroes. It is set in France in late 1944, most of the country is liberated but German resistance is still strong. A plucky band of GI everymen suddenly gets the luckiest break of their lives thrust upon them. It’s a chance to get rich beyond their wildest dreams and stick it to their profiting and uncaring Chief of Command. The film also features a variety of Tanks including a Tiger 1 and three King…

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Right in the middle of the action

The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most respected and hardest to win of all the circuits on the Formula One calendar. It is an amazing sight to see these incredible machines and drivers being driven to the utter limit around the winding town and capital of the principality. It also affords one of the best views ever of the cars as the hotels and yachts in the bay get a ringside seat sight of them flying around the track desperately trying to overtake each other. There is the…

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Why a pinstripe suit is a wardrobe essential for every man

Sometimes bringing the old-fashioned into the 21st century is the best thing for style. Simply put, revival works. When you imagine a pinstripe suit, it might not be the most appealing of visions in your mind. It could be an image of a banker or financial director with a briefcase in hand. However, fashionistas have breathed new life into this wardrobe item, and it is now an essential thing to own if you’re aiming for a certain sense of style. Here’s why. They have a history Like so many other…

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Cold rooms and older buildings

Many businesses operate within old buildings. With their beautiful architecture, their nooks and crannies and all their endless quirks, they can greatly add to the appeal of any catering operation. Except, that is, when winter comes. The ageing fabric of the building can be the bane of a business owner’s life during the winter months when the weather makes it more difficult to store items safely. Mould, condensation and other nasty problems rear their heads. As we head into autumn, there are steps you can take to address this. Mould,…

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Which windows should you get for your eco-home?

Buying windows has become a little complicated! Should you opt for double, secondary or triple glazing and what do these terms mean? Do you know about low-E coating and would a PVC or wooden frame be best? If you need some help in getting to grips with window terminology and in choosing the best windows for your eco-home, this guide will help. The right glazing option for you According to the Energy Saving Trust, the correct windows will not only cut down on heat loss. They will also cut out…

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