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PRIDE (2014) : An Amazing Movie, An Amazing Story:

I watched it and I absolutely Loved It!

What can say that hasn’t been said by other reviewers already? This film was magnificent. There was so much going on here, from the discrimination faced by gays and lesbians for the sexuality at the hands of their families, the London community, and some of the miners (initially). 854 more words


How To Get Your Novel Filmed 1: Knock Your Story Around

So the good news came through this week that in about four weeks, the tv film of my novel The Gritties will be shown on S4C. 504 more words

Money And Writing

No redemption; the 1984-85 miner's strike in the Durham coalfield by Keith Pattison

This is a book of photographs of the 1984-85 miner’s strike, taken by a photographer who lived for that year in Easington, Co. Durham. It is a stunning record of a seminal event in British industrial history. 141 more words

Democracy and the media controlled by the establishment.

To have a democracy there has to be a fair structure. All people about an agreed age should have a vote. They should have free access to all the information necessary to decide who to vote for. 549 more words


Abstract Greens - Maggie Thatcher Milk Snatcher

Maggie Thatcher was a Milk Snatcher
Or so my father said
When I lived in Loanhead
She destroyed the miners
Going to school life was so cruel…

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Pride (Warchus, 2014)

Pride is a stirring rendition of little-known true story, set amongst the societal chaos of the 80s miners strikes. The maligned minority, represented by a Welsh mining town, receive a show of support from an unlikely, but similarly maligned, camp of the Gay and Lesbian community. 623 more words

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