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La Peregrina Pearl: a passionate story

This is a truly fascinating story that begins over 550 years ago and follows this unique gemstone from medieval times, when it was worn and appreciated by royal households and infamous bloodthirsty queens, to Hollywood’s shining star, Elizabeth Taylor. 1,318 more words

Cartier

SEPTEMBER 30: Little Women published. Say hello to the March sisters (especially Jo!)

Above: Jo March (played by Winona Ryder) with Friedrich Bhaer (Gabriel Byrne) in the 1994 film version of Little Women.

ON THIS DATE in 1868, Louisa May Alcott published… 194 more words

August & September at the Movie Morlocks

The last couple of months have been extremely difficult. In between doctor’s appointments while dealing with some eye problems I suffered a major shake up in the Napa earthquake, which did a lot of damage to my home & neighborhood. 1,111 more words

TCM

...and So The Love Affair Began!

 
 ..and so the love affair of a lifetime has began

About two years, I had a chance to visit The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor at  544 more words

Art

The Days of the Housebound

I’d spent a year dropping liquid LSD in a tiny remote cottage on the East Suffolk Coast writing a novel variously called Conundrum, The Phoenix Protocol… 866 more words

Libraries

History: The World's First Billionaire Is Declared......

The Industrial Age changed the world—and the fortunes of many. And it was on this day that the world’s first billionaire was named–can you guess which old line American family he belonged to? 90 more words

Shows

In Pursuit of the White Goddess

Jizzelle longs for the White Goddess and pursues her all her days. When she finds Elizabeth, she is drawn to her sensuality, beauty, and eroticism. Jizzelle seeks to capture Elizabeth, her White Goddess, and make her dreams come true with passion fulfilled. 51 more words

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