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Day For Night (2016) – Stacey E. Bryan

Day For Night is the debut novel by my good friend Stacey Bryan who is a regular contributor to my blog article discussions and maintains a blog site of her own called Laughter Over Tears. Day For Night is a

Posted in Reading

Billy 1 (1973) – Bob Dylan

Billy 1 is a track from Bob Dylan’s underrated soundtrack album ‘Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid‘. Billy 1 builds on the instrumental Main Title Theme (Billy) which opens the record. Most people will be familiar with the second song

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28/01 – 3/02 incl. Natassja Kinski, The Great Barrier Reef, Gravestones and Black Books.

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Stars of the Past: Natassja Kinski  Article at  PrettyandWittyandBright: The author of this article got in contact me with after reading my movie review

Posted in Movies and TV, News, Science

Big Yellow Taxi (1970) – Joni Mitchell

Big Yellow Taxi is the first song from Canadian singer songwriter Joni Mitchell to appear in the music library project. I was introduced to Joni’s music when she appeared on The Band’s legendary concert ‘The Last Waltz’. Joni is an

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1917 (2019) and Gallipoli (1981)- Friday’s Finest Special Edition

I saw the almost universally praised war-film 1917 in the cinema this week. While I discuss this movie I want to compare and contrast it to Peter Weir’s Australian movie Galipoli.  1917 like Gallipoli is set in World War 1

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Big In Japan (1999) – Tom Waits

The first line of Big in Japan sums things up pretty well – ‘I got the style, but not the grace’. I am a huge fan of this song and I wish I had come across it much sooner in

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‘The Golden Touch’ – By Ron and Toby Blanchard

For today’s Wednesday literature excerpt we take a look at an Australian theater script which was written 33 years ago. What makes today’s post slightly offbeat is I played the original protagonist of this oddball play The Golden Touch which

Posted in Movies and TV, Reading

Better Days (1992) – Bruce Springsteen

I’m backtracking a couple of songs in the alphabetical order here to resume my music library project in 2020. I am at complete loss how this song was not in my original music library catalogue, but thanks to Badfinger’s post

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21/01 – 27/01 incl. The Fall of Star Wars, Global Warming and Islam

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. I’m coming out of my month long hibernation to resume my posting routine. I don’t know how astute I will be maintaining it because

Posted in Movies and TV, News, Science

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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Posted in Movies and TV, politics

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