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An icon of Welshness

It’s St David’s Day and for my Facebook, twitter and flickr friends it’s an excuse to proclaim their nationality by posting icons of Welshness, images of daffodils, dragons, rugby shirts, leeks, traditional costume, coracles, flags, you name it, if there’s a link to Wales my friends and contacts are broadcasting their Welshness by promoting their, or others, works of art. 259 more words

Wales

The Lawnmower Man (1975) by Stephen King

♦♦½

King’s distinctive style begins to assert itself in this bizarre tale of a fat man who eats grass and the unfortunate homeowner who hires him. 31 more words

Short Stories

Writer in Profile: Factotum by Charles Bukowski

I generally dread the aspect of starting a novel by an author, particularly if I have not enjoyed a previous effort. Such was the case with Bukowski’s “Post Office”. 192 more words

Entertainment

Busch Gardens 40th Anniversary Approaches!

Spring is almost here and so is the opening of Busch Gardens Williamsburg.  The park opened May 16, 1975 to a huge crowd.  This year will be no different. 148 more words

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

The Ten Best THE BOB NEWHART SHOW Episodes of Season Four

Welcome to a new Sitcom Tuesday! Today, we’re continuing our coverage on the best episodes from Bob Newhart’s first situation comedy, The Bob Newhart Show… 1,749 more words

Television

On February 24, 1975.

On February 24, 1975, Led Zeppelin released their sixth album “Physical Graffiti”. As the eight songs that band wrote and recorded at “Headley Grang” stretched beyond the typical length of an LP, the band decided to release “Physical Graffiti” as  a double album by including unreleased tracks from earlier recording sessions: one outtake from “Led Zeppelin III”; three from “Led Zeppelin IV”; and three from “Houses of the Holy” including its unused title track. 18 more words

Oscars Are Really Heavy

A great night at the Oscars at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center & Theatre. Thanks to State Representative, Devin Carney for bringing Art Carney’s Oscar that he won 40 years ago in 1975 for the movie “Harry and Tonto.” Yep, Art was his Gramps. 106 more words

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