Tag Archive: transport

Jan 14

Bullseye

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Hello everyone, Happy new year, I do hope you have had a lovely few weeks. It has been a few weeks since I last posted a balloon photo, I made it to a year of my Twisted Cinema series of balloons and decided to take a break. Talking of Take a Break I was lucky …

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Oct 21

Twisted Cinema – Back to the Future

GREAT SCOTT!!!  It is October the 21st 2015 and today I think there is only 1 series of films I could choose to replicate, for it is on this very date that Marty McFly and Doc Brown arrive from 1985 in their Delorean Time machine ready to set things straight for Marty’s family. No I know …

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Sep 20

Twisted Cinema – Thelma and Louise

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Hello everyone. It is week number 44 and its another first for me, this week was the first time I made one of my cinema sculptures in the company of other people, it’s also the first time I have had help from other twisters to get it looking right, but more about that after I …

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Sep 13

Twisted Cinema – North by Northwest

Hello everyone This week is week number 43 and it is time for one of my all time favourite movies from one of my favourite directors, it is the 1959 Alfred Hitchcock classic North by Northwest. This amazing film stars Cary Grant, James Mason and Eva Marie Saint and contains several of the most famous …

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Aug 05

Twisted Cinema – Dambusters

Hello everyone, I am a little late this week for my Twisted Cinema balloon, I originally had planned to do another movie this week but then last night I was sad to hear that Les Munro, the last surviving Dambuster pilot died recently at his home in New Zealand. I have been wanting to do …

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Jul 15

Twisted Cinema – King Kong

Hello folks, it is time for week 34 of my Twisted Cinema series of balloons, this time I am going back in time again to the original 1933 version of King Kong starring Fay Wray. This is one of those films I have been meaning to do for ages, while attending the City of London …

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Feb 16

Twisted Cinema – “Houston, We have a problem”

Hello everyone It is week 13 and for my Twisted Cinema I thought I would do something related to the number 13, the most obvious choice of film is of course the 1995 movie Apollo 13. The movie tells the story of the Apollo 13 mission to land on the moon, The Lunar landing was …

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Feb 09

Twisted Cinema – A Trip to the Moon

Hello Everyone It is week 12 of my Twisted Cinema series of balloon sculptures and this week I have gone back in time to the year 1902. A Trip to the Moon (or Le voyage dans la lune) was created by French film maker and magician Georges Méliès and it is probably one of his best …

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Feb 02

Twisted Cinema – Kiki’s Delivery Service

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Hello everyone this week I spent quite a long time thinking about what film to make for Twisted Cinema, it was while chatting to my friend Tom that I decided to do a scene from the Studio Ghibli animated film ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’. Tom was pleased about this idea as it is one of his …

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Dec 10

Hovercraft

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Hello everyone Here in my home town we have the worlds only scheduled hovercraft service, they are amazing forms of transport being able to travel on land and sea, they were invented locally as well. Many many years ago I used to work with the hovercrafts so I have fond memories of them, I recently …

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