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"September in the Rain" - by Harry Warren and Al Dubin

Well, it’s September and it’s raining, so I’ve had this song running through my head all week, which actually hasn’t been annoying because I really do love songs about rain.  491 more words

Great American Songbook

The Very Inspiring Blogger Award 2014. And Seven Confessions about Me...

Woo Hoo!!! I’ve been nominated for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. Amazing!

As you’ve probably noticed by my introductory sentences, I’m absolutely chuffed to bits to be chosen by novelist Sandra Danby. 2,189 more words

Sally-Anne Wilkinson

Tom Reed Time Lord

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.–Martin Luther King Jr.

Que Sera, Sera; Whatever Will Be, Will Be; The Future’s not ours to See… 266 more words


Hysteria (2011)

When I first suggested that I would write about Hysteria for my blog, it was a joke. After all this is a comedy about the invention of the vibrator in the 1880s. 940 more words

Social Policy

Back to the Good Ol' Days...

Nostalgia – a sentimentality for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations; a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one’s life, to one’s home or homeland, or to one’s family and friends… 833 more words


I just came from the Windy City! The Windy City is mighty - foggy?

I ventured to Chicago this summer for the “mighty pretty” sights Doris Day once sang about.

And mighty pretty sights they may have been – but I’ll never know for sure. 296 more words


The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) VS. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

Derik’s Feature

Although not unheard of, it is not very common for a director to remake one of his or her own movies. In 1956 Alfred Hitchcock did just that. 1,364 more words