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‘The Raven’ by Edgar Allan Poe for my birthday!

What a great birthday present for a lover of words. The full text of Edgar Allan Poe’s brilliant poem on a scarf! Thank you, E! And thank you Storiarts for making it possible. http://bitsy.in/4578 Advertisements

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Vale Eli Wallach

A sad day indeed as the fine actor Eli Wallach passed away at the age of 98. Who can forget the  bandit leader Calvera in ‘The Magnificent Seven’ directed by John Sturges? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcmzHtokiMw Or, the wily Tuco in the final … Continue reading

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He rode into our valley in the summer of ’89

And now he’s riding onto your Blu-Ray player (at least in his Alan Ladd incarnation) on June 4th 1953 in time to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of George Stevens’ classic western movie based on my favourite western novel of all … Continue reading

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Today is the birthday of my first literary hero, Jack Schaefer, author of ‘Shane’.

One of my first cinematic memories stems from seeing George Steven’s movie adaptation of the great Jack Schaefer western novel, Shane at the Gaumont cinema in Wolverhampton in 1953 with my father.  I vividly recall being startled by the uncharacteristically … Continue reading

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The Lindsey Roughton Anthology need writers!

In Manchester, England, a young woman is busy dying. This is her story. http://www.jhsked.blogspot.com.au/2012/05/lyndsey-roughton-anthology-call-for.html#links

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We all knew that books had a life of their own 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SKVcQnyEIT8

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Today is the birthday of my first literary hero, Jack Schaefer, author of ‘Shane’.

One of my first cinematic memories stems from seeing George Steven’s movie adaptation of the great Jack Schaefer western novel, Shane at the Gaumont cinema in Wolverhampton in 1953 with my father.  I vividly recall being startled by the uncharacteristically … Continue reading

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