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Thieves, Frontiers and more Thieves! January 25th-28th 1984

A crime centric theme this week as two of our serials deal with crooks and small time mobsters. But then most themes in television around this era were crime based and small time crooks breaking into houses was still a good opening scene. 462 more words

Doctor Who

30 Years Ago – Top Country Singles: November 24, 1984

1 2 JOHNNY LEE  You Could’ve Heard A Heart Break
2 4 JANIE FRICKIE  Your Heart’s Not In It
3 5 EARL THOMAS CONLEY  Chance Of Lovin You… 398 more words


Views from a Baby Boomer

Mom is in town for the Thanksgiving holiday and I couldn’t be happier or more grateful. For the last few months I’ve posted on WordPress, I’ve had the opportunity to reflect, research, sharpen and challenge various perspectives on technology. 751 more words

Cell Phones

On Loving a Writer

This guy–is it really a wonder I fell so fast?

I’ve always really loved words. Over my lifetime (well, my reading life), I’ve grown from an admirer of words and lover of stories to a professional who works with words, both her own and the words of others, on an almost daily basis. 922 more words


Why Band Aid 30 just doesn't work...

Just a few weeks ago, the internet was buzzing with rumours that a new incarnation of Band Aid was about to occur for a 30th Anniversary version of the 1984 Charity hit ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’. 1,389 more words

Alpha Flight #17 (1984, December)

I’m finally finishing up with 1984. By Byrne, “Dreams Die Hard.”

We start with a flashback, to Mac first trying on the costume. Heather thought it looked great, but she was concerned for him. 707 more words