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5 Books I tried reading for Summertime

5 Books I tired reading for Summertime It's the end of the Summer holidays, though in Southern California it still feels a little like Summertime still. Last year I was in a very long reading slump. Now I've been reading a little more, but still finding myself in small slumps. It doesn't help that I've… Continue reading 5 Books I tried reading for Summertime

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Silent Sunday Nights & Mom’ Day

Silent Sunday Nights TCM channel airs Silent Films on their Sunday Silent Nights theme. Tonight they’re showing a film from 1927 called Mockery, starring Lon Chaney (Hunchback of Notre Dame 1923, Phantom of the Opera 1925). "A rare screening of Benjamin Christensen's Mockery (1927) offers a wonderful opportunity to see a Chaney performance less reliant… Continue reading Silent Sunday Nights & Mom’ Day

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Silent Sunday Nights & Easter

Silent Sunday Nights TCM's Silent Sunday Nights feature film tonight was Cecile B. Demile's 1927 Silent Film, The King of Kings. I thought I'd try watching some of this but I'm too tired. I did try watching the first 30 or so minutes and the added Technicolor to this Black & White film was a… Continue reading Silent Sunday Nights & Easter

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Monday Arts & Artists / Poetry & Colour

Monday's Arts & Artist On Monday's TCM channel is doing a theme I haven't seen them do lately. Maybe they have done this before and I never noticed, either way it looks interesting. TCM channel is focusing on the films that are about Art and the Artists: i.e. the painters, sculptures and so on. So… Continue reading Monday Arts & Artists / Poetry & Colour

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Happy St Patrick’s Day

And Erin Go Bragh! Normally Gramps and I are lucky when Ma makes her traditional Corned Beef and Potatoes. There's a lot of Irish Heritage on my mom's side of the family and her Corned Beef is pretty good. But today neither of us are in the mood to do some cooking so we've got… Continue reading Happy St Patrick’s Day