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Comedy and Woke Culture

HI there. I’m coming out of  temporary slumber to present this video which appeared in my you tube feed recently which I thought was very engaging. It is a piece by radical feminist and socialist Tatiana McGrath written by Andrew

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The Small One – A Christmas Story (Bing Crosby)

Happy Christmas all! To celebrate this year’s Christmas festivities I would like to present a narration by Bing Crosby of a moving Christmas story called The Small One. I loved listening to this as a child around Christmas time. It

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Posted in Reading, Reflections

Do you believe in Santa Claus?

Originally posted on Observation Blogger:
How Jordan Peterson might respond to the question (From Dr Beckerwood on Reddit): I act as if Santa Claus exists. People have often asked me (especially around this time of year) if I believe in…

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Big Big World (1998) – Emilia

I can see the first leaf falling It’s all yellow and nice It’s so very cold outside Like the way I’m feeling inside I’m a big big girl In a big big world It’s not a big big thing if

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17/12 – 23/12 incl. Woody Allen, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Lynyrd Skynyrd

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Woody Allen – A Real Package of What Not To Say  Interview excerpt from the Dick Cavett show: Although the title of this video

Posted in Movies and TV, Music, News, Reading

Better Man (1994) – Pearl Jam

Better Man is the third song to feature from Pearl Jam in this music project and quite possibly my joint favorite song of theirs, along with Nothingman. It is the eleventh track on the band’s third studio album, Vitalogy. Better

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Phar Lap (1983) – Simon Wincer (Friday’s finest)

  Sub Editor: We have two versions ready to go. If he wins, “Australian wonder horse beats the world.” News writer: And if he loses? Sub Editor: “New Zealand horse fails in Mexico.” (Referring to Phar Lap’s last race in

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Best Laid Plans (2010) – James Blunt

Best Laid Plans is the first song to feature from James Blunt in the music library. James Blunt like fellow English pop artist Robbie Williams was born in the month of February 1974 – the 22nd to be exact and

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Breath (the Introduction) – Tim Winton

Today’s book excerpt is a continuation piece of a review I wrote of Tim Winton’s classic Australian novel ‘Breath’. Tim Winton is my favourite Australian author and Breath is one of my all-time favourite novels. Readings, an independent Australian retailer

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Belfast Mill (1982) -The Fureys and Davey Arthur

When I was a preadolescent I bought the album by The Furey’s called ‘When You Were Sweet Sixteen‘. I listened and was charmed by these traditional Irish folk songs. Most of the songs from this album will feature in today’s

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