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La Llorona, Guatemalan movie, Jayro Bustamente
La Llorona (Film review)
Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

The title translates as ‘weeping woman’ which may well be a metaphor for a weeping nation in Guatemalan director Jayro Bustamante’s haunting political drama which captures the trial of an ageing General Enrique Monteverde (Julio Diaz) accused of genocide. There are parallels with Guatemalan dictator José Efraín Rios Montt, who went from general to absolute […]

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Races

  • London Marathon 2016
    London Marathon 2016
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, Photos, Unused

    The London Marathon 2016 took place on the sunny spring Sunday of April 24 with several thousand runners participating. The marathon is a running race with three start points spanning almost 42kms in flat routes passing by the Thames including iconic Big Ben, Parliament Houses and Tower Bridge. Participation in the London Marathon for the […]

  • RunThrough at the Olympic Park
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    Fancy yourself as a bit of an athlete? RunThrough organises middle distance races all over London for budding athletes and run enthusiasts. If you’re seeking to tackle 5k or10k runs for fitness or competition then this is for you. Its lowest priced £10 a race mile challenge also takes place at the inspiring and scenic […]

  • It was The Boats versus The Goats!
    Posted in: Highlights

    It was the boats versus the goats this weekend. Saturday April 11 saw some action-packed sporting frenzy with the much anticipated annual Oxford-Cambridge boat race. The four mile river trek from Putney to Mortlake was watched by Londoners from across the north and south side of Thames. It was thriving business for riverside pubs offering […]