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Uneasy Lay the Heads that Wore the Crowns

William Shakespeare was undoubtedly a genius.  His plays are a linguistic treasure trove that enriched the English language with at least 491 new words and a wealth of idiomatic phrases in common use today.  1,669 more words


Falling Hard for Captain Poldark

How inspiring it is to see someone transform what might have been a discouraging setback into a rewarding career, especially if he has already enjoyed great success in a different field. 846 more words


Made You Look: Idris Elba Covers 'Details' Magazine [PHOTOS]

Idris Elba is the man with everything. Not only is he a new father, starring in a new movie No Good Deed with Taraji P. Henson… 168 more words

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Close Encounters of No Kind in Particular

Have you ever had a serendipitous encounter with a famous person?  I don’t cotton to celebrity worship, but a chance meeting can be fascinating.

Fifteen years ago I saw O.J. 564 more words

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Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter

Oil on Canvas 

101 x 101 cm

© 2013 Jonathan Yeo


My favourite actor by my favourite living British portraitist.  

© 2014 Arvin da Braga


Idris Won't Be Bond...Unless The People Make It Happen

If you’re hoping that Idris Elba will pick up the mantle and become the next James Bond, think again.

Despite all the talk about him playing the famous agent, Elba dismissed any thought of him having a license to kill. 312 more words

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