Living in a rural area here is similar in some respects to living in rural areas in the UK in 1950s and earlier. It is difficult to get to where the shops are if you haven’t got transport or the transport you have isn’t suitable for a long journey – so the shops come to you. 682 more words
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It’s the 40th anniversary of the release of Tuck Everlasting.
Tuck Everlasting is one of those books that galvanize readers. One of those books you read (skim) as an obnoxious pre-teen when you knew everything and just wanted to slip a few quick points in the school reading program in order to get a pizza. 123 more words
In this week’s blog I’m really zooming in on my area of focus; to two specific musical numbers. Both are from hugely popular musicals released in their movie form in 1968 and both feature more than just catchy songs with fantastic choreography (although they offer that, too). 1,764 more words
December. A month of parties and shopping and lazy afternoons spent in front of the TV watching films. Although the festive programming provides a great variety of films, from the Carry On films to Jurassic Park, from Disney classics to James Bond, there is something special about a proper Christmas film. 697 more words