Tag Archives: Ian Fleming

HUMOUR — “Vodka Martini. Shaken, Not Stirred” [2019]

“There is strong and consistent evidence that James Bond has a chronic alcohol consumption problem at the ‘severe’ end of the spectrum. He should seek professional help and try to find other strategies for managing occupational stress.” Medical Journal of … Continue reading

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Animal Spies & Warriors — WWII : British Hawks vs Nazi Pigeons [2019]

“But the sad truth is that the only pigeons they [the MI5 British hawks] managed to kill were British ones because hawks don’t have a friend or foe identification system. An MI5 report at the end of the war noted that … Continue reading

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On This Day — Happy Birthday to Ian Fleming (May 28 1908 – August 12 1964)

“Fleming found he had a love for espionage, and combined with his support for all things British, provided purpose to his life. But after WWII ended, he found himself at loose ends, and took a job with a newspaper. He … Continue reading

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On This Day — James Bond “Die Another Day” Premiere in London (November 18 2002) [How Jamaica inspired James Bond]

Colonel Moon: You will not live to see the day all Korea is ruled by the North. James Bond: Then you and I have something in common. James Bond — Die Another Day (2002) “Die Another Day is the wrong … Continue reading

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On This Day — James Bond Dr. No Worldwide Premiere at the London Pavilion (October 5 1962)

“Fleming found he had a love for espionage, and combined with his support for all things British, provided purpose to his life. But after WWII ended, he found himself at loose ends, and took a job with a newspaper. He … Continue reading

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HUMOR — “Vodka Martini. Shaken, Not Stirred” [UPDATE]

“Do I look like I give a damn?” James Bond —  Casino Royale (2006) “Shaken, not stirred” is a catchphrase of Ian Fleming’s fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond and describes his preference for the preparation of his martini … Continue reading

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“Vodka Martini. Shaken, Not Stirred” [Humor]

“Do I look like I give a damn?” James Bond —  Casino Royale (2006) “Shaken, not stirred” is a catchphrase of Ian Fleming’s fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond and describes his preference for the preparation of his martini … Continue reading

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Animal Spies & Warriors — WWII : British Hawks vs Nazi Pigeons

“But the sad truth is that the only pigeons they [the MI5 British hawks] managed to kill were British ones because hawks don’t have a friend or foe identification system. An MI5 report at the end of the war noted that … Continue reading

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On This Day — Happy Birthday to Ian Fleming (May 28 1908 – August 12 1964)

“Fleming found he had a love for espionage, and combined with his support for all things British, provided purpose to his life. But after WWII ended, he found himself at loose ends, and took a job with a newspaper. He … Continue reading

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