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Lost Horizon (1937) – Frank Capra

Along with Woody Allen’s Sleeper, Lost Horizon is another movie recommended to me by fellow blogger Badfinger20. It is a Frank Capra film based on the 1933 novel of the same name by James Hilton. IMDB storyline: British diplomat Robert

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Winter Light (1963) – Ingmar Bergman

Originally posted on Observation Blogger:
Marta Lundberg, an atheist local school teacher sits and laments at the church pew because she is deeply in love with a pastor whose faith in God, himself and Marta is dwindling into an existential…

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The greatest cover up in history – The unheralded Robert Zimmerman

Originally posted on Observation Blogger:
Few Hollywood insiders know that Robert Zimmerman’s nuanced acting performance in The Night We Called It a Day landed him a tonne of movie scripts. If you have seen Robert in this short music video;…

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Sleeper (1973) – Woody Allen

Sleeper is a scantly known Woody Allen movie recommended to me by fellow blogger badfinger20. I was enthralled by it and frankly it remains a mystery how it isn’t more widely known. I cannot remember the last time I laughed

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The story didn’t die

Originally posted on Observation Blogger:
I have written it with trepidation. It will cause some readers pain. I do not find my candor, its realism greatly reassuring. I apologise to my readers and most of all my family for the harm it…

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The Screen

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It seems all I do these days is stare at the bright white screen. The computer has the gall to stare right back at me as if it knows better. It flickers to black ……

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Snapshot of my life as a ‘Temp’

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Sitting, peering, folding and unfolding arms. Chewing my Nicorette gum like a man possessed. My third shot for the day. No one smokes at work, which means I can’t smoke either. The place where I…

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Kundalini Yoga For Beginners – Nirvair Singh Khalsa

Originally posted on Observation Blogger:
Back in 2003, I was going through a really bad patch. My marriage and career was failing, my father had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and my previous work boss and good friend died of…

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Gold Nugget

Originally posted on Observation Blogger:
Inflatable pool, sipping’ Dad’s ice cold beer kissed my Godmother’s daughter ‘How cute!’, Dad took a photo Later on, my best friend snatched it and it would do the school rounds I’ve had better days,…

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East of Eden – John Steinbeck

Originally posted on Observation Blogger:
East of Eden by John Steinbeck is considered one of America’s great literary classics along with his other treasured book The Grapes of Wrath. According to Steinbeck’s third wife, Steinbeck considered East of Eden his…

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