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The Invisible Woman

In an almost whisper-quiet manner, renowned stage and screen actor Ralph Fiennes is becoming a very competent film director. With two features officially under his distinguished belt, some fans might make the mistake of finding his sophomore effort slight and inferior compared to his Shakespeare’s “Coriolanus” debut. 538 more words



This is another ‘humbug’ shape I made from a panel that I made for the Distant Stitch course. It’s made with gesso and paint over machine stitched cords on a piece of fabric with batting. 438 more words

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FILM REVIEW: The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman (Ralph Fiennes, 2013)
In his second directorial outing, Ralph Fiennes brings his adaptation of Claire Tomalin’s book The Invisible Woman to the screen. 428 more words

Marshall McLuhan, What Are You Doing?

There’s been a lot of chatter of late about how this is a golden age for TV; that TV is a more vibrant medium than movies.  538 more words

Five more favourite writers of Wodehouse readers

In my last piece, I revealed the top top five authors Wodehouse lovers in the ‘Fans of P G Wodehouse’ Facebook community named as their favourites (when not reading Wodehouse). 1,408 more words


A Tale of Two Cities

“I see a beautiful city and a brilliant people rising from this abyss. I see the lives for which I lay down my life, peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy. 57 more words

A Christmas Carol

“It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.” 42 more words