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Spotlight: Jamie Dornan

When trying to decide on this month’s Spotlight, I flipped through my archives and saw quite a few of Mr. Jamie Dornan. The Irish actor and model is no stranger to well layered, quality clothes, so he is a perfect Spotlight.   265 more words

Spotlights

Versailles: we didn't eat cake, but we did take some mirror selfies

This weekend we visited the Château de Versailles, a hunting lodge turned palace, built by Louis XIV, that later became the residence of none other than Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI. 523 more words

Travel

Conciergerie: Palace to Prison

Just a few blocks’ short walk from Notre Dame Cathedral on the Ile-de-la-Cité stands a rather grand building behind a gold leaf gate. The main building is the Palais de Justice. 408 more words

Travel

My Top 20 Favorite Non-Horror Movies

Recently someone asked me what non-horror films I liked, and I blanked, because no one has ever asked me that question before. After making myself look like an asshole, I decided I was going to sit down and compile this list in case I ever have to answer this question again. 70 more words

The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette

by Carolly Erickson

2/5 stars

They say the fearsome thing doesn’t always work well.

The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette follows Marie Antoinette from her final days in Austria through her last days as Queen of France.

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Book Review

Antoinette: the Naive, Innocent and Free-Spirited Queen - (My experiance at Versailles)

Ever since I turned 16, I’ve been obsessed with Marie Antoinette’s story, the last queen of France. Of course I’ve heard about her before then and the famous “let them eat cake” quote (which I came to find out she never said), but after watching Sofia Coppola’s film “Marie Antoinette” played by Kristen Dunst, I became interested in finding out more. 836 more words

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