All quiet on the Western Front.

Special effects are far from more recent ones, but once you finish this movie, you feel like you lost a friend. Or more. Shell shock is quickly seen on a scene on the front. Face to face combat takes the stage. And dead bodies. This book was one of my first on the WWI, as teenager. It still haunts me, over 40. Minute 2:16:00 “But I know now, I should never come back. Out there all the things that I do, there is no other meaning of life, cos it has no meaning. My companion at the front are the … Continue reading All quiet on the Western Front.

Heart-felt Compassion for Soldiers in WWI: Farina or Brewster Armor Body.

The article I am preparing on coping with PTSD in WWI will be quite emotional. These are body armors built by Ferruccio Farina also known as Brewster Body Armor shields.   They were employed in trenches, actually, from one trench to the other,  in order to cut the barbed wire inbetween. The fact is that in Italy when they used them for the very first time, soldiers, they didn’t really tested them. And there is this story about a volounteering troop who went out from the trenches, and Austrian were just waiting for them to come out, with submachine guns. They were also adopted … Continue reading Heart-felt Compassion for Soldiers in WWI: Farina or Brewster Armor Body.

PTSD in WWI so-called “shell shock”: Coward. Sensitive beware.

“COWARD” is a 28 minute film set during World War 1 that brings to light some of the brutal treatment soldiers received for suffering what would now be known as shell-shock. It follows two cousins, Andrew and James, from their home in Northern Ireland who join the British Army to fight for their Country and make their families proud. Through their eyes we see the reality of life on the front lines. Continue reading PTSD in WWI so-called “shell shock”: Coward. Sensitive beware.

Do you like the color of your eyes enough?

Well, I was watching these cutie girls having fun and changing their eye color; I have been always tempted to put some in the bright colors I would have loved to have naturally mine. But then I have something that keeps me from doing it. Eye color to me is like my Personality. Sure, I like to play with make up, but still very natural, and the less is more concept really suits me. What do you think? Would you put another eye color for everyday life or just one shot? This video reassured me alittle. The fact is that … Continue reading Do you like the color of your eyes enough?