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Top Three: Emma Adaptations

About once a year, I watch through all of the film adaptations of Jane Austen’s novels. (One time, my mom and I watched about 6 or 7 versions of… 472 more words


A Truth Universally Acknowledged

Boo Mondays! Or at least this one anyways. It’s just been a day where things either don’t cooperate with me or go the total other direction I was hoping/expecting. 1,703 more words

We Were Soldiers

We Were Soldiers is one of those war films that I remember watching when I was much younger, at a time when I did not know as much about the history behind the movie’s time period as I do now. 1,272 more words


Expanding My Possible Creative Timeline

Whenever I’ve thought of, or more realistically dreamed of, myself as a writer I always pictured my writing being of “contemporary” times. My stories always being one that could be or should be happening in current time periods, I never thought about writing a in the future novel despite how much I seem to dig YA Dystopian novels, or creating my own universe and sense of time, or especially a period piece set way back in time. 1,932 more words

Buck Baxter, Love Detective by Geoffrey Knight

Welcome to Wilde City, 1924—a crane on top of every skyscraper, a party in every club, a romance on every dance floor, a shooting every night, a broken heart on every street corner and a dirty secret behind every window with the curtain drawn. 550 more words


the east end

yesterday i spent a few hours watching the third season of “call the midwife”, the bbc series based on the memoirs of jennifer worth, a midwife in the east end of london after the war. 239 more words