Juliette Jade Valduriez made a demo called Terrarium

On Youtube I came across this young female guitarist called Juliette Jade Valduriez (JulietteVmusic), now just “Juliette Jade”, playing covers of many favorite artists of mine. Them covers are really good, she interpret them fantastically, and all her subscribers, since her first upload 6 years ago, seem to agree. To everyones surprise she released a demo called Terrarium dec 2016 at BandCamp with this cool intro – it was the first sign of activity since four years on Youtube. Really few on words, her person is a mystery but her music is finally out there, with a french accent.

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“Don’t look back” by Les Brown

In life, friendships change, divorces happen, people move on, others die. Money and jobs will come and go. Live long enough and your health and body will change. It goes with the territory of being human. The fact that you are still here gives you an advantage. Don’t look back. Look straight ahead!! Decide to use all of your knowledge, skills, experiences and your life lessons from your mistakes, defeats and setbacks, to start over again. Life changes. You may not have the same life as before, but you can still enjoy your life! – Les Brown

The “Where Eagles Dare” parka/jacket

Where Eagles Dare

My conclusion is that the type of jacket seen in the movie is an an authentic jacket made by the Germans for World War 2 as far as design. I am not sure about the camouflage – it could be a prototype or specially made for the movie. The Germans had problems with the cold on the front and made not only this jacket but also trousers to adress that. The design and colors varies but this model permits padding to keep the cold out and the possibility to turn the jacket inside out to ether use a camouflaged side or a white (winter) side.  Today, an authentic one, are rare and cost a small fortune. Instead there are a lot of replicas. It seems that the replicas are made on multiple locations (US, EU and China) and that there are good and bad ones. They vary in size, material and finish. Continue reading “The “Where Eagles Dare” parka/jacket”