Picks of the week – 30 November 2012

We take a look at our favourite blog posts we’ve seen this week from across the internet and either featured on the website or shared via social media.

Reception committee: Fleming and Bond arrive in Jamaica 
Edward Bidduph notices some similarities between James Bond’s arrival in Jamaica in Dr No and Ian Fleming’s own arrival some years previously.

Q: From Page To Screen
Edward Bidduph (again) writing for MI6 about how the new Q has returned to the character’s literary roots in Skyfall.

Vintage Bond Gadgets That Predicted The Future
iQ by Intel featured an article this week looking at how some gadgets from the early Bond films have turned into reality of sorts.

David Leigh founded The James Bond Dossier in 2002. A fan of 007 since the age of 8, he is also author of The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond. You can order a copy here if you don't own it already.

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