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Presidential Medal of Freedom Awards 2015

President Obama said, “I look forward to presenting these 17 distinguished Americans with our nation’s highest civilian honor. These men and women have enriched our lives and helped define our shared experience as Americans.” 26 /12

‘Going Home’ / ‘Local Hero’ Theme Music

Mark Knopfler’s magnificent rendition of ‘Going Home” – theme from ‘Local Hero’. A 1983 Scottish film, ‘Local Hero’ starred Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, Peter Capaldi and Burt Lancaster. It was directed by Bill Forsyth and produced by David Puttnam. Go Obama 2012 .. America’s Local Hero

“The King’s Speech” More than just a Movie

It had been nearly 20 years since I last had to zigzag through rows of people seated in the darkened confines of a movie theatre. That was prior to my discovering a fascinating snippet of the real life story upon which the movie,”The King’s Speech” was based.

Music & Dance / A Xmas Collection

A small selection of Videos featuring Carols from Cambridge and St Paul’s Cathedral. Dance scenes from Swan Lake and “The Age of Aquarius” from Hair the Musical to relax by and enjoy over the 2009 festive season. Season Greetings.