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Who’s in the Trauma cast? Adrian Lester, John Simm, Rowena King, Lyndsey Marshal, Jemima Rooper and Jade Anouka star

by Adam Nutburn @ The Sun

TRAMA, the new psychological thriller drama by ITV, is set to hit screens next month. The show centres on two dads, Dan and Jon, who cross paths when Dan’s 15-year-old son Alex is stabbed and dies under the care of trauma consultant Jon… but, who’s in the cast? Adrian Lester Adrian is best known for […]

Cherries: A Vietnam War Novel by John Podlaski

Cherries: A Vietnam War Novel by John Podlaski

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

Originally posted on Books in Review II:
VVA member John Podlaski served in Vietnam from 1969-71 with the Wolfhounds of the 25th Infantry Division and the 501st Infantry Brigade of the 101st Airborne division. The lead character in Cherries: A Vietnam War Novel (CreateSpace, 456 pp., $16), Podlaski’s fine first novel, is John Kowalski, often…

John Kerry's Service Record

John Kerry's Service Record


Snopes.com

Were John Kerry's Vietnam War service medals earned under 'fishy' circumstances?

Music During the Vietnam War

Music During the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

The Vietnam conflict has been called “America’s first rock-and-roll war” because of the predominance of rock music that permeated the American experience there. As draft quotas were raised and deferment and exemption loopholes closed, an overwhelming number of military personnel belonged to one generation: the average age of combat soldiers was 19 and, according to […]

Phillip Schofield dad dances to Rihanna during NTAs adverts and Loose Women stars Katie Price, Stacey Solomon and Nadia Sawalha join in

by spacker @ The Sun

PHILLIP Schofield showed off his dad-dancing during the National Television Awards ad break after Loose Women stars Katie Price, Stacey Solomon and Nadia Sawalha also kick-started the party. A fellow audience member at the ceremony said the This Morning presenter looked like he was having a great night as he threw his hands in the […]

Textile Tribes of Vietnam: The Ha Nhi’s Traditional Textiles & Rapunzel-esque Hair

by Donna @ Haute Culture Textile Tours

The Ha Nhi are one of the most decoratively dressed but elusive ethnic groups in Vietnam. The various sub groups that encompass this diverse culture reside in mud clad houses, sloping up the mountain sides of Lao Cai and Lai Chau. Each Ha Nhi village dons differently styled traditional attire, showcasing a multitude of textile skills across the region.  In 2017 Haute Culture visited the Ha Nhi of Y Ti village numerous times and built relationships with artisans there. Together, we developed a textile workshop for our annual Hill Tribe Textile Tour of Vietnam. In Y Ti, the residents wear a unique black cotton ensemble meticulously appliquéd with motifs made of coloured cording and a stunning head dress braided from black acrylic yarn and real human hair.  Who are the Ha Nhi The Ha Nhi are a collective of different ethnic sub groups living in the north of Vietnam. They speak their own language, which is said to be similar to the Akha people living in Thailand and Laos. Before 1986, the Ha Nhi were known to farm poppies for the opium trade. The Vietnamese government have since illegalised the trade, so they now live off the rice they grow on their terraces and keep […]

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Calling home during the Vietnam War

Calling home during the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

During the Vietnam conflict, there were no individual personal cellular or landline telephones available for soldiers or sailors to use for calling family members back home. To address this, United States MARS (Military Affiliate Radio Service) stations from all branches of the service, Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force, were deployed throughout Vietnam. The MARS […]

Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam

Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam


Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

My trip through Vietnam, my awful experience, and why I never want to go back there for the rest of my life.

Forty-five years ago, Elvis made history in Hawaii

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

Elvis' iconic special, 'Aloha from Hawaii', aired on January 14, 1973, and it was the first entertainment special by a solo artist to be broadcast live around the world. 1972 and 1973 were great years to be Elvis fans. In 1972, Elvis released the documentary 'Elvis on Tour', giving fans a good long look at his concerts and the work that went into producing them. In fact, the 'Aloha from Hawaii' concert was supposed to take place in November 1972, but MGM, who produced the documentary, feared it was too close to the movie's opening. 'Aloha' was pushed to January 1973. The November 1972 concerts happened, anyway, but they weren't filmed.

Woman slashed lover’s best mate in the neck after becoming consumed with jealousy over their bromance

by fallen @ The Sun

A ROOFER has told how his best mate’s girlfriend slashed his neck with a knife – because she was jealous of their bromance. Jodie Goodwin, 20, lunged at Anthony Milburn’s throat, opening up a large gash and narrowly missing vital blood vessels. She was furious when her then-lover Andrew Kane said he and his close […]

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by @ VIETNAM WAR ERA UNIFORMS – Armies of the Past

3 PAIR OF US VIETNAM WAR LARGE SIZE OG COTTON "BOXER" SHORTS (UNDER WARE), THESE HAVE BEEN WASHED AND ARE IN EXC/PLUS CONDITION, WE HAVE A SMALL BAG FULL, 3 PAIR FOR

Bristol City star Aden Flint asked Pep Guardiola to swap Stone Island jacket for his shirt after Manchester City defeat

by leeastley @ The Sun

BRISTOL CITY may have lost their Carabao Cup battle with Manchester City, but they managed to gain a lot of new fans on their run. The Championship club gave a good showing of themselves as they were beat 2-1 at the Etihad in the first leg. Asked pep to swap his stone island jacket for […]

Three people die from power generator fumes

Three people die from power generator fumes


vietnamnews.vn

Three people died in Hà Nội’s Gia Lâm District and three others are still in hospital after using a power generator while sleeping, police said on Saturday.

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by @ VIETNAM WAR ERA UNIFORMS – Armies of the Past

US VIETNAM WAR DATED DARK BLUE WOOL "USN" PEA COAT, C/W "USN" QM TAG, SIZE 34R, DATED 1972, HAS "3rd CLASS AVIATION STORE KEEPER" SLEEVE RATE, EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH NO WEAR

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by @ VIETNAM WAR ERA UNIFORMS – Armies of the Past

US VIETNAM WAR ERA OG NYLON "JACKET INSULATED, EXTREME COLD WEATHER (A-1), SIZE SMALL (34-36), DATED 1964, C/W REMOVABLE LINER, MINT CONDITION

Ursula K. Le Guin, Whose Novels Plucked Truth From High Fantasy, Dies At 88

Ursula K. Le Guin, Whose Novels Plucked Truth From High Fantasy, Dies At 88

by KQED Arts @ KQED Arts

The novelist, best known for works such as the Earthsea series and 'The Left Hand of Darkness,' used her fantastic realms to grapple with difficult themes.

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by @ VIETNAM WAR ERA UNIFORMS – Armies of the Past

US NAVY OD COLD WEATHER DECK JACKET, TYPE "JACKET, COLD WEATHER, PERMEABLE", DATED 1976, SIZE MEDIUM (38/40), HAS "SAUK / 85" PAINTED ON THE BACK, USED G+/VG, ZIPPER NEEDS REPLACING SO

Bristol City star Aden Flint asked Pep Guardiola to swap Stone Island jacket for his shirt after Manchester City defeat

by leeastley @ The Sun

BRISTOL CITY may have lost their Carabao Cup battle with Manchester City, but they managed to gain a lot of new fans on their run. The Championship club gave a good showing of themselves as they were beat 2-1 at the Etihad in the first leg. Asked pep to swap his stone island jacket for […]

Three British tourists die climbing waterfalls in central Vietnam

Three British tourists die climbing waterfalls in central Vietnam


The Independent

A British man who died, along with two other British women tourists, while climbing waterfalls in central Vietnam has been named. Christian Sloan, 25, and two women aged 19 and 25, died after taking a tour with an unauthorised guide at the Datanla waterfalls in Lam Dong province - a popular tourist spot. The family of Mr Sloan, a former Royal Navy sailor, said: "Christian's death is a very sad loss to us. He was a very popular young man, formerly in the Royal Navy, who had many, many friends not just locally but around the world. He lived for life."

British tourists killed in Vietnam were ‘sucked down by waterfall’

British tourists killed in Vietnam were ‘sucked down by waterfall’


TheJournal.ie

Aid workers recovered the bodies of the three tourists yesterday.

Wanda Jackson Talks Elvis

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

After I graduated from high school, I had a couple of songs by that time. I was ready to go on tour. I'm an only child, so daddy decided he should go with me. So for the first couple of nights, we toured with a guy named Elvis Presley. I've never heard of him. That was in 1955.

Hundreds of serving and ex-armed forces pay tribute at funeral of former RAF pilot, 96, who died with just one family member remaining

by wordpresscasual @ The Sun

HUNDREDS of veterans and serving members of the armed forces turned out to Saltwell Crematorium in Gateshead to pay their last respects to a former RAF pilot who died with just one family member remaining. Former Wellington bomber rear gunner, John Cook, died aged 96 having served in the RAF during the Second World War. […]

Jeremy Clarkson turns James Bond with 1950s Aston Martin in The Grand Tour – but James May reckons a Honda Civic Type R is better

by Joe Finnerty @ The Sun

JEREMY CLARKSON turns James Bond in the latest episode of The Grand Tour as he gets behind the wheel of a classic Aston Martin. The iconic DB4 GT model was the inspiration for 007’s DB5 in Goldfinger – and models are now valued at £3million. The retro road test pits Clarkson’s Aston against Richard Hammond, 48, […]

Jeon Tae Soo dead aged 34 – K-drama actor found dead after long battle with depression as sister pays tribute to her ‘darling star’

by Jay Akbar @ The Sun

KOREAN actor Jeon Tae Soo has died aged 34 after his long battle with depression. Friends, loved ones and fellow thespians have been paying tribute to the “beautiful star”. The famous K-Drama actor was tragically found dead in his apartment on Tuesday, the Mirror reported. The actor, who starred in a Korean remake of The […]

Hero Imam ‘stopped Finsbury Park attacker from being attacked after van slammed into group outside mosque’

by jshammas @ The Sun

A HEROIC Imam saved a van driver from an angry mob after he ploughed into Muslims by telling them they needed to hand him to the police “unscathed”, a court was told today. Mohammed Mahmoud, the Imam at Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park, described seeing bodies “left and right” after Darren Osborne, 48, allegedly […]

UK police working with Vietnam over death of three British tourists

UK police working with Vietnam over death of three British tourists


the Guardian

Beth Anderson, 24, Isobel Mackensie Squire, 19, and Christian Sloan, 25, died in climbing accident at popular waterfall

Now the CANARY ISLANDS want to introduce a tourist tax and limit holiday home rentals 

by cmcguire @ The Sun

THE Canary Islands are being urged to follow the example of Mallorca and Ibiza by introducing a tourist tax for the first time ever AND putting a limit on holiday home rentals. The two issues are at the centre of ongoing controversy in the Balearics, where visitors face paying twice as much tax per night […]

14 Reasons Vietnam Is The Best Destination For Textiles Right Now

by Donna @ Haute Culture Textile Tours

Call me biased, but I say with conviction that Vietnam is the most unique and authentic country in South-East Asia. It has 54 distinct ethnic groups, many with their own language, lifestyle and long traditions that have been passed down through the generations. Between the tribal traditions, natural beauty of the landscape, incredible food and hospitable hosts, Vietnam is a must visit country worthy of anyones travel list.  However. Vietnam is rapidly changing, and the changes affect all of it’s diverse people. Increased access to technology, media and mass produced goods are making the world a smaller, more generic place. In Vietnam, this is as evident amongst the younger generations of indigenous ethnic groups whom are now being exposed to a new way of life and opportunities previously unknown to their elders. Naturally, these young people are affected by what they see happening across the country, and they strive to fit in to a culture that was never their own in order to earn their place in the new world encroaching on them. As a result, traditional visual identities through dress are rapidly beginning to evolve, or worse, becoming extinct. This makes Vietnam one of the best destinations for anyone […]

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My Perfect Tenerife Itinerary

by Claudia Tavani @ My Adventures Across the World

It’s been two years since I published a post about the 11 places I’d want to visit in the following year. It was November 2015 and I was making plans for 2016. I said I’d visit Angkor Wat, in Cambodia, and Sapa Valley, in Vietnam. And I did – I went with my sister in

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by @ VIETNAM WAR ERA UNIFORMS – Armies of the Past

US VIETNAM WAR ERA OFFICERS OG M-65 FIELD JACKET, SIZE SMALL/REGULAR, CIRCA 1967, C/W ALL COLORED INSIGNIA, HAS "USA/VIETNAM" PATCH ON RIGHT SHOULDER AND "3RD ARMY" PATCH ON LEFT SHOULDER, CLOTH 1ST LT'S BARS ON SHLD' STRAPS, ALSO C/W NAM? MADE "US ARMY" AND "NAME" TAPE, EXCELLENT

Elvis On Tour: 45th Anniversary Edition | 9 CD & Hardcover Book | Boxset

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

Amiga International will release, Elvis On Tour: 45th Anniversary Edition CD | Book boxset, a long awaited LIMITED-EDITION boxset featuring 9-CD's, all remastered, of all known recordings made for the Golden Globe Award-winning concert documentary ELVIS ON TOUR. This will include the premiere of the complete rehearsal recorded in Buffalo, NY on April 5, 1972, with three previously unreleased performances.

Suzanna Leigh, Elvis Presley's Co-Star in 'Paradise, Hawaiian Style', Dies at 72

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

Suzanna Leigh, who co-starred with Elvis Presley in the 1966 musical comedy Paradise, Hawaiian Style, has died. She was 72. 'Elvis and I were both under contract to Hal Wallis, who was known as the star maker', Leigh once recalled. 'I remember the day that Hal said that I would be making my next movie with Elvis. I was an incredible fan of his, and then he said you'll be filming it in Hawaii. Wow. Elvis was a fabulous actor, very underrated by a lot of the conventional theater people'.

Beard

Beard


Hotline Miami Wiki

"No need to thank me, kid. It's on the house. You would've done the same for me, right?" Beard, also known as The Soldier, Lieutenant or Nicke, is the tritagonist of Hotline Miami and a playable character in Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number. Though he refers to himself by numerous aliases in Wrong Number as part of a code language (James, Dan, Ben Smith), his real name is unknown.

Priscilla Presley talks about 'The Searcher' Upcoming HBO Documentary

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

When HBO premieres Elvis Presley: The Searcher this spring, fans of the King will get an unprecedentedly deep look at his life and music, from his first forays into Memphis blues clubs to his early stardom, up through his late '60s comeback and exhausting '70s touring. The nearly three-and-a-half-hour-long, two-part documentary (which will also get a soundtrack released through Sony/Legacy) features new interviews with scholars, stars like Bruce Springsteen and the late Tom Petty, and -- most notably -- Priscilla Presley, who famously met the superstar when she was 14 and was married to him from 1967 to 1973.

World War II Stories of a Cult Fashion Jacket

World War II Stories of a Cult Fashion Jacket


Messy Nessy Chic

Isn't she gorgeous? I was taking my morning roam around the internet when I stumbled upon this vintage embroidered silk jacket for sale online at Etsy. Unfortunately, when I clicked the link, I was told, "Sorry, this item has been sold". Of course it had. But I never give up that easily. And, just a

Peter Hann of 'It's Elvis Time' has Died

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

It is with great sadness that I write of the death of Peter Hann of the Dutch 'It's Elvis Time' fan club. Peter died on January 7 after battling ill health for some time. He was 72. Peter became a member of 'It's Elvis Time' in 1962, later becoming Club President in 1981. In 2010 his then girlfriend Freia succeeded him as President. I have known Peter for around 18 years and while we never met we did talk on the phone many times over the years. He was always a pleasure to work with, his honesty and easy-going approach made it easy to consider him a 'friend'. His death is a big loss to the 'Elvis world' and a very sad day here at 'Elvis Australia'.

The Authenticity and Cultural Value of our Vintage Vietnam Military Combat Shirts

by Sgt. David Hack @ US Wings

I recently came back from a vacation and I brought the grandkids to a cave near the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, we went camping with the Best Tent and let me tell you that we had a lot of fun.  It was a common tourist trap kind of place, trinkets for sale, small geodes on […]

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by @ VIETNAM WAR ERA UNIFORMS – Armies of the Past

INTERESTING VIETNAM WAR ERA THEATER MADE JACKET, TAILOR MADE IN "SATTAHIP, THAILAND", MADE FROM A US OD WOOL BLANKET, HAS THE LARGE "US" IN CENTER OF BACK, GREEN RAYON? LINING, APPROX SIZE IS 42/44, FINE

Tour guide blames the three Brits killed climbing waterfalls in Vietnam for their deaths

Tour guide blames the three Brits killed climbing waterfalls in Vietnam for their deaths


The Sun

Tour guide blames the three Brits killed climbing waterfalls in Vietnam for their deaths

How old is Elton John, what is his net worth, who is David Furnish, is he retiring and when is his world tour?

by tpearce @ The Sun

ELTON John is one of the most famous and successful singers of all time – with a catalogue of beloved work dating back over 50 years. The icon has announced he is retiring from touring but first he is off on a 300-show world tour – here’s what we know about the superstar… How old […]

GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to Conspiracy of Beards and Kugelplex

GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to Conspiracy of Beards and Kugelplex

by KQED Arts @ KQED Arts

We’ve partnered our buddies at Noise Pop to offer you tickets to see KQED Arts’ favorite Conspiracy of Beards and Kugelplex on Sunday, January 28th at Cafe du Nord. San Francisco’s Conspiracy of Beards is a 30 member male choir that performs dynamic, original, a cappella arrangements of the poetic songs of Leonard Cohen. Stewards … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to Conspiracy of Beards and Kugelplex

Hundreds of serving and ex-armed forces pay tribute at funeral of former RAF pilot, 96, who died with just one family member remaining

by wordpresscasual @ The Sun

HUNDREDS of veterans and serving members of the armed forces turned out to Saltwell Crematorium in Gateshead to pay their last respects to a former RAF pilot who died with just one family member remaining. Former Wellington bomber rear gunner, John Cook, died aged 96 having served in the RAF during the Second World War. […]

Indy US Wings Jacket

by Bob @ US Wings

My name’s Abel and in October of 2015, I ordered a Genuine Texas Steerhide “Indy” jacket from US Wings. It was an item I’d long coveted, and I’d done no shortage of searching before I finally squeezed the trigger on buying from US Wings as opposed to a lot of the other companies selling “authentic” […]

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Who is Dr Michael Mosley and what is the Trust Me I’m A Doctor presenter’s blood sugar diet?

by Josie Griffiths @ The Sun

DIET guru Michael Mosley is on a quest to get Britain fit with a blood sugar diet. But who is the doctor, and what are his most famous meal plans? Here’s what we know about Dr Mosley… Who is Michael Mosley? Dr Michael Mosley is a British TV presenter, journalist and scientist – who you […]

Amazon reviews of The Life of a Warrior

by Bob @ US Wings

 The Life of a Warrior, a book based on the life of SFC David Hack, CEO of US Wings, traces the tragedies & triumphs of Sarge’s life, including his impoverished childhood, his military service in Vietnam, and his business & personal successes.  Life of a Warrior is the story of a man who rose from a childhood […]

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Now the CANARY ISLANDS want to introduce a tourist tax and limit holiday home rentals 

by cmcguire @ The Sun

THE Canary Islands are being urged to follow the example of Mallorca and Ibiza by introducing a tourist tax for the first time ever AND putting a limit on holiday home rentals. The two issues are at the centre of ongoing controversy in the Balearics, where visitors face paying twice as much tax per night […]

Tour guide recalls moment UK tourists died at Vietnam’s adventure spot - Tuoi Tre News

Tour guide recalls moment UK tourists died at Vietnam’s adventure spot - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

The tourists died when they were trekking at the Datanla waterfall, a popular destination for adventure game lovers in Da Lat

Facing Slumping Sales, Coke Hopes to Catch a Wave of Fans With New Flavors

Facing Slumping Sales, Coke Hopes to Catch a Wave of Fans With New Flavors

by Bay Area Bites @ KQED Arts

Coca-Cola introduced four new fruit-flavored versions of Diet Coke this week in an effort to entice former soda drinkers and LaCroix-guzzling seltzer lovers. The new flavors — Feisty Cherry, Twisted Mango, Ginger Lime and Zesty Blood Orange — are sold in slimmer, redesigned cans. They were launched as part of the beverage company’s endeavor to … Continue reading Facing Slumping Sales, Coke Hopes to Catch a Wave of Fans With New Flavors

The Gateway to Japan

by Michael Turtle @ Time Travel Turtle

For centuries, Osaka Bay has been the Gateway to Japan. Now it has become one of the most interesting areas for tourists to discover.

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Michael Herr, Syracuse native who chronicled Vietnam War, dies at 76

Michael Herr, Syracuse native who chronicled Vietnam War, dies at 76


syracuse.com

His book "Dispatches" is considered a Vietnam classic, and he contributed to screenplays for 'Apocalypse Now' and 'Full Metal Jacket.'

The Vietnam war airman who dodged a million bullets

The Vietnam war airman who dodged a million bullets


South China Morning Post

Don Harten survived more than 300 combat missions during the Vietnam war, one of which ended with a ditching in the South China Sea in a super typhoon. In new book Midair, the flyer’s nephew documents a charmed life and a raid that may have ended hostilities before they had really begun

Did you know Military Bomber Jackets are at US Wings ?

by Bob @ US Wings

Military Bomber Jackets largest supplier in the United States is US Wings .  Located in Hudson Ohio, US Wings is the world’s leading authority on Military Bomber Jackets and aviation apparel. Vietnam Veteran-owned since 1986 and online since 1994, we have the world’s largest inventory and are a supplier to the US Military.   From A-2’s, G-1’s, and B-3’s,US Wings […]

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5 Of The Best Dressed Destinations To Get Your Freak On This Halloween

by Donna @ Haute Culture Textile Tours

Halloween or All Hallows Eve is by far our favorite annual celebration. Traditionally a Pagan turned Christian holiday for remembering the dead, today Halloween is a fully fledged festival treading the fine line between fun and fearsome. It’s a wonderful holiday that encourages people to embrace creativity, let go of your inhibitions and celebrate inner fears. Here’s Haute Culture’s top five global Halloween parties on our blood filled bucket list.  1. GREENWICH VILLAGE HALLOWEEN PARADE, NEW YORK CITY, USA The NYC Halloween parade is the biggest in the world. Sexuality, politics and pop culture infuse through many of the costume designs and all combine to create a hedonistic spectacle of epic proportions. This year, 60,000 participants are expected to attend. The 2016 parade included a papier mache Trump, whilst the 2001 parade was themed ‘Phoenix Rising’. A phoenix puppet led the parade to represent the strength of New Yorkers in the wake of 9/11. A troupe of dancing rod-puppet skeletons always lead the way, dancing through the streets of the city for one day of the year, celebrating the life and soul of NYC.  31st October 2017 http://halloween-nyc.com/ 2. DIA DE MUERTOS, MEXICO CITY, MEXICO. Whilst The Day of the Dead is […]

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A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam

A concise guide to the things to do in Vietnam


My Adventures Across the World

A concise guide to the most fun things to do in Vietnam and the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam in only 15 days

Military Slang during the Vietnam War

Military Slang during the Vietnam War


Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel

I came across these posts while surfing the internet and thought it would be cool to combine them, add pictures and then post on my blog and on Facebook.  The first list of definitions was written …

Vietnam C-Ration Cook Book

Vietnam C-Ration Cook Book

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

Tabasco C-Ration Cookbook Shane K. Bernard Ph.D. Historian & Curator for the McIlhenny Company (makers of Tabasco hot sauce) kindly provided the following copy of their C-Ration Cookbook.  I hope that you will enjoy viewing this cookbook and remember the McIlhenny Company (Tabasco sauce) who cared about their soldiers over in Vietnam. Doesn’t this just […]

How to get to Ihwa Mural Village in Seoul

by Donna @ Haute Culture Textile Tours

Just a ten minutes uphill walk along Seoul city wall near Daehakno district  sits the Ihwa Mural Village. Climbing away from the city, the air clears, the noise stills and suddenly as you reach the very top of Mount Naksan you find a village dedicated to something quite unexpected; street art. Eleven years ago, Ihwa ‘moon village’ (so called because of it’s fantastic hill-side views of the moon) had been destined for destruction, due to it being rather run down and slum-like. Historically, moon villages were homes to the working class, who couldn’t afford housing down in the flatter, central parts of the city. The village was saved in 2006 by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, who decided to transform the village as part of their ‘Art in the City’ initiative. Artists selected by the committee were commissioned to design 64 installations under the theme of ‘Mix, Connect and Get Together’. Over the course of six months, 70 painters (including local volunteers, art college students and visiting artists) covered the village from schools to homes, underpasses to stairways, walls, fences and rooftops with beautiful and diverse murals. After having become something of a tourist attraction the once slum-like […]

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Who’s in the Trauma cast? Adrian Lester, John Simm, Rowena King, Lyndsey Marshal, Jemima Rooper and Jade Anouka star

by Adam Nutburn @ The Sun

TRAMA, the new psychological thriller drama by ITV, is set to hit screens next month. The show centres on two dads, Dan and Jon, who cross paths when Dan’s 15-year-old son Alex is stabbed and dies under the care of trauma consultant Jon… but, who’s in the cast? Adrian Lester Adrian is best known for […]

Vtg 60's Vietnam War 68-69 Tour "WHEN I DIE" Camo Embroidered Souvenir Jacket M   | eBay

Vtg 60's Vietnam War 68-69 Tour "WHEN I DIE" Camo Embroidered Souvenir Jacket M | eBay


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Back Embroidery Reads: "WHEN I DIE I'LL GO TO HEAVEN BECAUSE I'VE SPENT MY TIME IN HELL, DAKTO VIETNAM, 68-69.". Jacket Has Front Embroidered Dragons At Top. The Jacket Is Actually Reversible, With The Pinkish/Orangish Colored Satin Other Side, But This Side Doesn't Have Any Embroidery And Is Has Light Colored Blemishes Throughout (See Last 3 Pics). | eBay!

Von Vietnam nach Myanmar - PONANT

Von Vietnam nach Myanmar - PONANT


Ponant

Auf einer Yacht- oder Expeditionskreuzfahrt an Bord der Schiffe von PONANT, erleben Sie eine Kreuzfahrt der ganz besonderen Art.

Top 30 Vietnam War Books | HistoryNet

Top 30 Vietnam War Books | HistoryNet


HistoryNet

America’s wars have inspired some of the world’s best literature, and the Vietnam War is no exception. The Vietnam War has left many legacies. Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict. These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction. …

Vietnam suspends travel firm over tour accident that killed 3 foreigners

Vietnam suspends travel firm over tour accident that killed 3 foreigners


Thanh Nien Daily

Travel operators debate on who should take the blame for the accident

African Americans in the Vietnam War

African Americans in the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

When I was a kid in the Marines, I remember the first place I saw the WHITE ONLY, COLORED ONLY signs. They were on the wall in this train station in Rocky Mountain, North Carolina. . . . I’ll never forget seeing them, never. We all had our green Marine Corps uniforms on, but the […]

Vietnam Tour Jacket Souvenir Camo Embroidered 1965-66 UDT Seal Bomber War Tiger  | eBay

Vietnam Tour Jacket Souvenir Camo Embroidered 1965-66 UDT Seal Bomber War Tiger | eBay


eBay

The jacket is in great overall cosmetic condition with hardly any signs of wear to mention. There are a few signs of wear from use and wear but nothing too major and nothing that will effect the overall use of the jacket. | eBay!

The Day I Went from Bride to Widow (Guest Post)

The Day I Went from Bride to Widow (Guest Post)

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

This short story was published by CJ Heck on May 23, 2013 on Goodreads.com. Ms. Heck is a published Poet, Writer, Freelance Editor, Author of 5 books, and a Vietnam War Widow. Her blog address is listed at the end of this article. “There is a brokenness out of which comes the unbroken; a shatteredness […]

Soldiers Celebrating Christmas during the Vietnam War

Soldiers Celebrating Christmas during the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

To all my friends, family, military brothers and sisters: THANK YOU for all your support of this website during the past year!  I look forward to 2018 – many new articles and pictures are planned for your reading enjoyment! I have a tendency to add more pictures as I come across them – +30 this […]

Hugh Masekela, Father Of South African Jazz, Dies At 78

Hugh Masekela, Father Of South African Jazz, Dies At 78

by Lina Blanco @ KQED Arts

He recorded more than 40 solo albums and performed with musicians ranging from Harry Belafonte to Paul Simon. Masekela died after a prolonged battle with prostate cancer.

Leather Bomber Jackets at US Wings

by Bob @ US Wings

 Leather Bomber Jackets can be found at US Wings.  Who has the world’s largest inventory of  Leather Bomber jackets and military apparel?  US Wings!  From A-2’s, to G-1’s to B-3’s,  US Wings has the jacket or coat for you.   Leather Selection is the first step in purchasing your Leather Bomber jacket.  What type of leather do […]

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“Fragging” during the Vietnam War

“Fragging” during the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

During its long withdrawal from South Vietnam, the U.S. military experienced a serious crisis in morale. Chronic indiscipline, illegal drug use, and racial militancy all contributed to trouble within the ranks. But most chilling of all was the advent of a new phenomenon: large numbers of young enlisted men turning their weapons on their superiors. […]

Customized American Made Veteran Apparel

by Bob @ US Wings

Customized American Made Veteran Apparel! To honor our military veterans, we now offer Customized American Made  Veteran Apparel! Choose your jacket, then add a selection of patches (including branch of service & Vietnam Veteran patches) on the left sleeve, right sleeve, left chest, or back. We currently offer a Black Goatskin A-2 Jacket, a Brown […]

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Requesting Feedback for Future Post

Requesting Feedback for Future Post

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

To all Vietnam Vets: Please take a moment to comment on the question below, type your response at the end of this article and NOT on the shared Facebook or Twitter posts… As Vietnam Vets, we didn’t know much about Vietnam before going…but this is what I learned while there? As an example, my answer: […]

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by @ VIETNAM WAR ERA UNIFORMS – Armies of the Past

EARLY VIETNAM WAR ERA LATE 50'S PATTERN OG COTTON FIELD JACKET, SIZE TAG MISSING, DATED 1961, C/W COLORED INSIGNIA, HAS "1ST ARMY" PATCH ON LEFT SHLD., "SPEC 5" SHLD RANK WITH "NAM" EMBROIDERED "CIB" ABOVE THE "US ARMY" TAPE, "NAME" TAPE REMOVED, USED VG

5 Fun Ways to Experience London’s Art Scene

by Audrey Bergner @ THAT BACKPACKER

Do you ever plan your travels around a specific theme? Maybe you’re a foodie who likes to check out lots of restaurants and markets,...

Date Changes for Elvis The Wonder Of You Encore Shows 2018

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

RCM Touring announces that there will now be only two 'Elvis Live' Concerts in Australia, not the original three, and new dates have been announced for the existing shows, meaning one has been canceled and two have been moved to different dates. The new dates are Melbourne August 4, Sydney August 10. Ticket holder have been contacted notifying them of the changes. Tickets on sale now.

Vietnamese tour guide says three dead backpackers 'ignored' his warnings

Vietnamese tour guide says three dead backpackers 'ignored' his warnings


Telegraph.co.uk

Izzy Squire, 19, Beth Anderson, 24, and Christian Sloan, 25, were killed after being dragged into a whirlpool and swept to their deaths

Vietnam War Facts, Stats and Myths

Vietnam War Facts, Stats and Myths


US Wings

The memory of the Vietnam War is studded with occasional misinformation and errors. This list of Vietnam War Facts, and statistics helps set things right.

Inside Margaret Thatcher’s £5million armoured Northern Ireland tour bus now rusting in car park – complete with bulletproof windows and fresh air supply

by Daniel Elsom @ The Sun

AN ARMOURED bus once used to tour former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher around Northern Ireland has been photographed rusting in a car park. The once hi-tech coach, which is fitted with bulletproof windows, sound proofing and enough room inside for 36 people is struggling to gain attention from potential buyers despite being in full working […]

How old is Elton John, what is his net worth, who is David Furnish, is he retiring and when is his world tour?

by tpearce @ The Sun

ELTON John is one of the most famous and successful singers of all time – with a catalogue of beloved work dating back over 50 years. The icon has announced he is retiring from touring but first he is off on a 300-show world tour – here’s what we know about the superstar… How old […]

The New Guy (Guest Post)

The New Guy (Guest Post)

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

By Michael P. Walsh The Washington, D.C., Vietnam Veterans Memorial is inscribed with 58,272 names – each a story of lost opportunity and heartache; ultimate sacrifices that, with time, are known by and intimate to fewer. The New Guy is one of those small stories, perhaps now, 48 years later, important to only me – […]

HBO will premiere 'Elvis Presley: The Searcher' on April 14, 2018

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

HBO will premiere 'Elvis Presley: The Searcher' on April 14, 2018. The film take the audience on a comprehensive creative journey from his childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions. Sony will be releasing a soundtrack CD in conjunction with the documentary.

Who is Dr Michael Mosley and what is the Trust Me I’m A Doctor presenter’s blood sugar diet?

by Josie Griffiths @ The Sun

DIET guru Michael Mosley is on a quest to get Britain fit with a blood sugar diet. But who is the doctor, and what are his most famous meal plans? Here’s what we know about Dr Mosley… Who is Michael Mosley? Dr Michael Mosley is a British TV presenter, journalist and scientist – who you […]

10 Trips From Cusco to Add to Your Peru Travel Bucket List!

by Selma Dzonlic @ THAT BACKPACKER

Once considered the centre of the universe by the largest empire of its time, the Incas, today Cusco draws over one million tourists per...

Vtg 60's Vietnam War 68-69 Tour "WHEN I DIE" Camo Embroidered Souvenir Jacket M • $255.00

Vtg 60's Vietnam War 68-69 Tour "WHEN I DIE" Camo Embroidered Souvenir Jacket M • $255.00


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VTG 60's Vietnam War 68-69 Tour "WHEN I DIE" Camo Embroidered Souvenir Jacket M - $255.00. Here's A Rare Vintage Vietnam 1968-69 Tour Embroidered Camouflage Souvenir Jacket. Back Embroidery Reads: "WHEN I DIE I'LL GO TO HEAVEN BECAUSE I'VE SPENT MY TIME IN HELL, DAKTO VIETNAM, 68-69." Jacket Has Front Embroidered Dragons At Top. The Jacket Is Actually Reversible, With The Pinkish/Orangish Colored Satin Other Side, But This Side Doesn't Have Any Embroidery And Is Has Light Colored Blemishes Throughout (See Last 3 Pics). The Camo Side Is Nylon, And Has A Small Rip To Back 362212725516

Veteran’s Day Book Special

Veteran’s Day Book Special

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

In commemoration of Veterans Day 2017 – I’m reducing the selling price for both of my Vietnam War e-books [Cherries & When Can I Stop Running?] to $.99 USD… NOW through Monday 11/13 and only on Amazon.com and Smashwords.com. If you haven’t read either of them or are interested in a Christmas gift for someone […]

Games amidst a Faraway War (Guest post)

Games amidst a Faraway War (Guest post)

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

This article originally posted on my friend, Joe Campolo’s website and is published here with his permission. It was Joe, who prodded Rene’ to write about her experiences, and then helped to put her story together. Joe, too, is a Vietnam Veteran and author of two books relating to the Vietnam War. His website offers […]

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by @ VIETNAM WAR ERA UNIFORMS – Armies of the Past

US EARLY VIETNAM WAR P1957 OG COTTON FIELD JACKET, SIZE "MED/REG", DATED 1963, C/W ALL TAGS, LAST MODEL WITH BUTTONS, NO REPAIRS OR STAINING BUT THE CUFFS EDGES HAVE SOME SLIGHT WEAR, REST IS FINE

Shark Charities Are Raking It in After That Stormy Daniels Interview

Shark Charities Are Raking It in After That Stormy Daniels Interview

by Drew Schwartz @ VICE

Trump reportedly said he hoped "all the sharks die," so now people are donating in his name.

Purépecha Style, An Indigenous Identity Stitched With Pride

by Donna @ Haute Culture Textile Tours

The Purépecha are an indigenous group of people located in Michoacán state Northwest of Mexico city. They speak their own language and reside predominately in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Oriental mountain range on a volcanic plateau surrounded by forests and lakes. The women of this region dress in a style soaked with Spanish influences and stitched with stories of folk life. The Purépecha people were a considerable pre-columbian civilization that maintained their independence from Aztec Empire despite numerous failed conquest attempts. It wasn’t until the 1530s when the Purépecha were eventually overruled by the Spanish conquistadors and their armies. Despite being converted to Catholicism the region has managed to maintain it’s rich traditional customs, as well as it’s reputation for producing folk art and fine crafts. Copper, carpentry, painting, ceramics and textiles have been traded by the same towns for over a thousand years, making Purépecha products some of the finest and most sought after in Mexico and beyond. The Purépecha people have a well earned sense of passion and pride about their artist ancestry and culture. This can be witnessed on the local women who strut their textile skills daily on their traditional dress. Purépecha women have a distinctive ethnographic dress adapted from […]

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Jeremy Clarkson turns James Bond with 1950s Aston Martin in The Grand Tour – but James May reckons a Honda Civic Type R is better

by Joe Finnerty @ The Sun

JEREMY CLARKSON turns James Bond in the latest episode of The Grand Tour as he gets behind the wheel of a classic Aston Martin. The iconic DB4 GT model was the inspiration for 007’s DB5 in Goldfinger – and models are now valued at £3million. The retro road test pits Clarkson’s Aston against Richard Hammond, 48, […]

Discovering the hidden places of the Vietnam War

Discovering the hidden places of the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

This is a guest post from my friend, Jonas Thorsell, a Swede, who routinely travels to Vietnam on business. He and two other partners have visited former war sites over the past few years and recently launched a website and blog to chronicle their findings. After 40 – 50 years, veterans are still curious about […]

'Elvis Presley: The Searcher': Documentary Exploring His Creative Journey

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

The HBO documentary 'Elvis Presley - The Searcher' debuts Saturday, April 14 (8:00–11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO in the United States. This three-hour, two-film presentation focuses on Elvis Presley the musical artist, taking the audience on a comprehensive creative journey from his childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions. The films include stunning atmospheric shots taken inside Graceland, Elvis' iconic home, and feature more than 20 new, primary source interviews with session players, producers, engineers, directors and other artists who knew him or who were profoundly influenced by him.

Hero Imam ‘stopped Finsbury Park attacker from being attacked after van slammed into group outside mosque’

by jshammas @ The Sun

A HEROIC Imam saved a van driver from an angry mob after he ploughed into Muslims by telling them they needed to hand him to the police “unscathed”, a court was told today. Mohammed Mahmoud, the Imam at Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park, described seeing bodies “left and right” after Darren Osborne, 48, allegedly […]

Care Packages from Home

Care Packages from Home

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

During the Vietnam War, those of us in the bush, carried everything we owned on our backs and were always on the move. The water in our canteens had a bitter after-taste from both the plastic canteen itself and the iodine tablets we used to ‘purify’ the water; supposedly killing the bacteria and other parasites, […]

The Handsome Hanbok & Where to Buy One in Seoul

by Donna @ Haute Culture Textile Tours

The Hanbok is the traditional dress of Korea, worn by men and women, rich and poor, across the north and the south for over 1600 years. Throughout this time, its general design was similar to the sloping eaves of the Korean traditional house – the hanok – with a soft division of lines and angles. Throughout the centuries, it’s obviously maintained its popularity for good reason. It’s a garment of pure beauty, synonymous with Korean aesthetics and tradition. Thoroughly theatrical and distinct, it’s hard to not admire the strong visual structure of the hanging sleeves, bulging full-length skirt, floral detailing and pretty bows. Women’s Hanboks are comprised of two elements: the jeogori (cropped blouse) and the chima (skirt). It’s said that the wide curved arms of the jeogori represent the warmth of the embrace of the Korean people, and the wide flowing chima symbolises space and freedom. A sad representation, given the borders that now divide the Korean people. Under neath the dress is special type of (adorable) Hanbok underwear and a petticoat which adds the fullness to the silhouette. The whole look is completed with accessories such as a Norigae (hanging good luck charm) and hair accessories. The loose cut of the style […]

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Retired Air Force fighter pilot finds solace on slopes

Retired Air Force fighter pilot finds solace on slopes


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Fred Weems' chest-length white beard, black leather jacket and owl-shaped knit cap gave him the appearance of an off-season Santa Claus as he stood with his skis in the Snowy Range Ski Area lodge.

Inside Margaret Thatcher’s £5million armoured Northern Ireland tour bus now rusting in car park – complete with bulletproof windows and fresh air supply

by Daniel Elsom @ The Sun

AN ARMOURED bus once used to tour former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher around Northern Ireland has been photographed rusting in a car park. The once hi-tech coach, which is fitted with bulletproof windows, sound proofing and enough room inside for 36 people is struggling to gain attention from potential buyers despite being in full working […]

Spectacular Costume & Dance at Korea House in Seoul

by Donna @ Haute Culture Textile Tours

Korea House is a stunning traditional venue in the center of Seoul promoting the arts, culture and cuisine of Korean people.  The beautiful house and grounds sits on the former residence Paengnyeon Park, who was one of the most highly respected royal subjects during the Joseon Dynesty in the 1400s. The traditional Hanok house was inspired by Jagyeongjeon (Queen Sinjeong residence) from Gyeongbokgung Palace and designed by Eung-soo Shin as a “important intangible cultural property” to showcase Korea’s artistic architectural carpentry. The interior is decorated with ornate painted ceilings and carved wooden panels, and the gardens and courtyards regularly host traditional weddings and ceremonies due to their immaculate beauty. For costume and culture lovers the sites main attraction is The Folk Art Theater. Offering twice daily performances the incredibly talented dancers and musicians showcase their countries cultural heritage through traditional dress, instruments and variety of different dances. The Buchaechum fan dance and the Pungmaul ribbon and drum dance are some of the many highlights during the show will leave you in no doubt about Korea’s contribution to the world of performing arts. The cultural performance at Korea House in Seoul is to date the most spectacular show for traditional costume, dance […]

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After #OscarsSoWhite and #MeToo, the Academy Finally Listens

After #OscarsSoWhite and #MeToo, the Academy Finally Listens

by Michael Fox @ KQED Arts

This year's nominations feature the diversity audiences have demanded for the past several years.

Elvis' Love For My Dying Child | 8-year-old Denise Sanchez 'On Tour' 1972

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

Many Elvis fans will know the story of Denise Sanchez, the 8-year-old fan from Santa Fe who we saw in an outtake from 'Elvis On Tour'. Denise had been battling cancer (Leukaemia) since the age of 6 and, like her mom was a huge Elvis fan. With the help of the local paper, her mom Trudi was able to get tickets for a concert in Albuquerque on April 19, 1972, and an opportunity to meet Elvis backstage before the show | Read the full account written by Denise's mother for Photoplay, August 1972.

The night Elvis rocked San Bernardino

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

Sunday night, Nov. 12, 1972. The Santa Ana winds were howling, so typical of San Bernardino in November. And it was cold. But a sold-out crowd stood patiently to have an audience with The King.

In Praise of Elvis Presley By Jon Landau 1971

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

He stands there in a black jump suit with gold spangles and an orange cape. When he stretches out his hands the cape forms a half sun under his outstretched arms and he looks like the true king of rock 'n' roll. He parades in front of 15,000 people and waits for the applause to wash over him and it comes as it always does and as he knows it will. After strutting from one end of the stage to the other after waiting until he feels just right, and until the audience can't wait another second, he turns to a back-up musican who hands him his acoustic guitar. With the rhythm section churning, he stands in front of the mike, holds but does not play the guitar and sings, 'That's alright mama, that's alright for you, just any way you do'.

VC/NVA Terrorist Doctrine

VC/NVA Terrorist Doctrine

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

Warning: Many of the written and visual examples shared within this article are graphic, disturbing and sometime revolting – if descriptions and photos of brutalized human beings bother you, then I’d suggest you bypass this post and select another to read while you’re here. This article is about the VC/NVA atrocities that occurred in Vietnam. […]

Red Dao Hill tribe embroidery Textiles jacket Sapa Vietnam - Haute Culture Textile Tours

Red Dao Hill tribe embroidery Textiles jacket Sapa Vietnam - Haute Culture Textile Tours


Haute Culture Textile Tours

Center front of a Red Dao womens jacket with tuffs and hand embroidery

Jeon Tae Soo dead aged 34 – K-drama actor found dead after long battle with depression as sister pays tribute to her ‘darling star’

by Jay Akbar @ The Sun

KOREAN actor Jeon Tae Soo has died aged 34 after his long battle with depression. Friends, loved ones and fellow thespians have been paying tribute to the “beautiful star”. The famous K-Drama actor was tragically found dead in his apartment on Tuesday, the Mirror reported. The actor, who starred in a Korean remake of The […]

1000s of La Catrina Parade Through The Streets of Mexico For Día de Muertos 2017

by Donna @ Haute Culture Textile Tours

Over 1000 costume lovers paraded through Morelia in Mexico yesterday dressed as the cultural icon of death, La Calavera Catrina.  Held on the first day of Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead), families, friends and foreigners flooded the city’s streets for the second year running to see the spectacular congregation of elegant skeletons march towards the central Cathedral. “Death is democratic, because in the end, the mother, the brunette, the rich or the poor, all the people end up being skulls” – José Guadalupe Posada La Calavera Catrina was an illustration created by the Mexican political print maker Jose Guadalupe Posada (1852–1913). Published in local papers the early 1910’s at the start of the Mexican Revolution, the elegant looking skeleton was designed to mock Mexico’s Euro-centric elite, who were believed to be abandoning their indigenous heritage by starting to emulate the fashions and mannerisms of Europeans from Paris and London. Today La Catrina has been fully absorbed into Mexico’s annual festival of the dead and can be seen on everything from t-shirts to porcelain dolls, reminding everyone that no matter how beautiful we are on the outside, we will all end up looking the same in the grave. The costume […]

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Woman slashed lover’s best mate in the neck after becoming consumed with jealousy over their bromance

by fallen @ The Sun

A ROOFER has told how his best mate’s girlfriend slashed his neck with a knife – because she was jealous of their bromance. Jodie Goodwin, 20, lunged at Anthony Milburn’s throat, opening up a large gash and narrowly missing vital blood vessels. She was furious when her then-lover Andrew Kane said he and his close […]

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by @ VIETNAM WAR ERA UNIFORMS – Armies of the Past

US VIETNAM WAR DATED OG COTTON M65 FIELD JACKET, SIZE SMALL/LONG (WILL FIT A SIZE 40/42), VERY FINE WITH NO WEAR OR REPAIRS

Thao Nguyen Tells Her Own Story in Intimate Doc ‘Nobody Dies’

Thao Nguyen Tells Her Own Story in Intimate Doc ‘Nobody Dies’


KQED Arts

In the heart-rending documentary, Nguyen unravels her complex family dynamic through a Vietnam homecoming.

Phillip Schofield dad dances to Rihanna during NTAs adverts and Loose Women stars Katie Price, Stacey Solomon and Nadia Sawalha join in

by spacker @ The Sun

PHILLIP Schofield showed off his dad-dancing during the National Television Awards ad break after Loose Women stars Katie Price, Stacey Solomon and Nadia Sawalha also kick-started the party. A fellow audience member at the ceremony said the This Morning presenter looked like he was having a great night as he threw his hands in the […]

48 hours in Seoul: Shopping, Sightseeing, Ceremonies and Shows!

by Donna @ Haute Culture Textile Tours

Seoul is a thoroughly modern city that dances to a consumerist beat. The enthusiasm for style, fashion and visual identity here is fuelled by centuries of design traditions and a rich cultural heritage that carries through to contemporary life. There’s plenty to do, see and experience, but the metropolis can be overwhelming if on a short itinerary. Here’s my 48 hour snap shot for people that love fashion, textiles, art and culture. Day 1 9am Start your trip by stepping back in time to visit Bukchon Hanok Village in the heart of the city. This traditional village is totally beautiful, with hundreds of Hanok houses that date back to the Joseon dynasty, maintained till today. It’s free to wander around but I definitely recommend renting a Hanbok to do so in. Make the most of the photo opportunities under the sloping roofs that rise up through the village. 11am Insadong Street is where to go for traditional antiques and cute crafts. Pick up some trinkets at the flea market, get your own personalised stamp and if you’re lucky, strike gold in one of the many vintage shops. It’s a lovely spot to stop for lunch – try and get a table […]

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The 6 Best Shopping Destinations in Seoul

by Donna @ Haute Culture Textile Tours

Shopping in South Korea is a serious business. In fact, it might seem that all South Korean’s do is shop. But having explored the shopping districts of the city, I can sympathise. The diversity found in Korean design is exhilarating, as are the multitude of markets selling fabrics, haberdashery and handicrafts. There are way too many to mention them all, but these six destinations were particular favourites of mine. Within them I found everything that is integral to contemporary Korean style, from antiques to Hanboks, vintage fashion to cultural crafts, and stylish concept stores to sensational street food. Exploring the city in this style will serve you well. If you love shopping you’re gonna love Seoul, so let yourself get sucked into the mad but exciting consumerist culture that South Korea has to offer. Dongdaemun Market Dongdaemun market is one of the biggest haberdashery and fabric markets that I’ve ever had the joy to visit. There are over 50,000 manufacturers selling wholesale clothing, fabric, trimming and unique fashion items. The maze-like mini-metropolis is spread over two buildings and six floors. Give yourself plenty of time to explore this cave-of-wonders. The crowd here is mixed; expect to bustle your way through […]

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Review: Elvis On Tour: 45th Anniversary Edition | 9 CD | Hardcover Book

by @ Elvis Australia | Official Elvis Presley Fan Club

This 'Elvis On Tour' Deluxe | 9 CD | Hardcover Book boxset set contains 4 concerts, 'Hampton Roads', 'Virginia' (Richmond), 'Virginia' (Greensboro), and 'San Antonio' on 4 CDs, plus 4 CDs of rehearsals and 1 CD of interviews with Elvis. The concerts, with one exception ('Hampton Roads'), are Stereo. And the rehearsals, again, with one exception ('Buffalo'), are Stereo. The interviews are mono. It is true, 'Elvis On Tour' has been given a complete lack of attention by both Sony and Warner. It is indeed a shame that so few quality releases have emerged. But now thanks to Amiga with this deluxe package, this is no longer the case.

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