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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

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is in my box of videos and I will hopefully watch this tomorrow or is it already today?

As with a book I like a short summary of a movie too which I found on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1441952/

But of course the fact that Ewan McGregor stars in it makes it more attractive. I saw him in an interview with Charlie Rose (and so by the way if I could choose who I would like to have dinner with it would be Charlie Rose. is there maybe a competition where this is the prize, please let me know.What a fascinating man. )

A visionary sheik believes his passion for the peaceful pastime of salmon fishing can enrich the lives of his people, and he dreams of bringing the sport to the not so fish-friendly desert. Willing to spare no expense, he instructs his representative to turn the dream into reality, an extraordinary feat that will require the involvement of Britain’s leading fisheries expert who happens to think the project both absurd and unachievable. That is, until the Prime Minister’s overzealous press secretary latches on to it as a ‘good will’ story. Now, this unlikely team will put it all on the line and embark on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible, possible.

Director: Lasse Hallström

Writers: Simon Beaufoy (screenplay), Paul Torday (novel)

Stars: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Amr Waked

Once in a lifetime only

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For the first time in almost a century a spotless cheetah has been, er, spotted.

The mythical-like creature was discovered by a British wildlife photographer who set out to find it after several reported sightings.

Guy Combes, originally from Shaftesbury, Dorset, scoured 100,000 acres of land in Kenya using a Land Rover and even a plane before he tracked it down.