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The Birds...In Your Mind and In Your Backyard

Good fiction should cause an emotive response. A master storyteller can make the reader feel any emotion through their words; Severus Snape can make you cry, Anne Shirley can make you laugh and Ignatius J Reilly can make you throw up a little in your mouth. 449 more words

Living With The Carruths

Why have I never heard of Daphne Du Maurier?

 It was but a mere few months ago, I eagerly awaited a copy of Du Maurier’s The Birds which would arrive via the mail. I got it then left it in a pile of other discarded books before finally reading it last week during my holiday in Croatia. 405 more words

Student

The Intent

When we submit our miniature exhibits to the Flower Show, we have to write an “intent.” This is a 50 word summary of our exhibit. This summary, which is posted with the exhibit, informs the viewers (both the judges and later the audience) what story you hope your exhibit tells. 585 more words

Miniatures

Birds

Will my new swarm of swallows skedaddle short-term…

Or…shall this soon be my fate…

Mondo Announces Prints For Guillermo del Toro's "The Strain" & Hitchcock's "The Birds"

Mondo has just announced new work by Phantom City Creative and Sam Wolfe Connelly for “The Strain” and “The Birds”.  The two properties couldn’t be more opposite but they both share one thing, the posters for both projects are absolutely awesome.   217 more words

Movies

Book Review: Scripting Hitchcock: Psycho, The Birds, and Marnie

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Release Date: October 1, 2011

Nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award from the Mystery Writers of America in the category of Best Critical/Biographical, 2012. 177 more words

Alfred Hitchcock

Wordless Wednesday - seen in Vancouver

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Olympic Plaza , near False Creek
21 August 2010

The Birds sculptures by Myfanwy MacLeod

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 The sparrows are approximately… 91 more words

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