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Old violet eyes

I woke up this morning thinking about the most beautiful woman in the world, not just my world, anybody’s world. Before she became the blowsy, chubby tippler, made up and decked out like a hooker, … 357 more words


Reachin' To Be Free: The Supremes and The Temptations' 'A Place in the Sun'

(originally appeared in Shindig! issue 75)

1968 was a time of upheaval and change at Motown Records. The company had moved its Detroit headquarters into a soulless commercial building, and founder and president Berry Gordy was spending much of his time in Los Angeles. 994 more words

Magazine Writing

Abruzzo in Spring

Two weeks to go! Can’t wait to see Abruzzo in the spring. Looks like Switzerland or Austria doesn’t it! It’s not though, its beautiful Abruzzo. Never thought retirement would look so good!

Elizabeth Taylor and the Holocaust: The Story of Montage by Jean-Luc Godard

On the 27th of February 1932, Elizabeth Taylor was born in Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, England. She was born with a rare condition called distichiasis, which in her case manifested itself as double rows of eyelashes around her eyes. 673 more words


Tainted Love: A Place in the Sun (1951)

It’s the sort of scene that shows up in a lot of movies, particularly from classic Hollywood: Two people who have spent precious little time together — in fact, this seems to be their first real date after meeting at a party — declare their love for each other. 1,019 more words


24 Days to go!

Yes I’m counting. My stomach is in knots. Can’t wait to see the lovely new kitchen and start buying furniture for our new home in the small sleepy village in Abruzzo.

The Folks of Abruzzo

Four weeks today, yes I’m still counting. I get weekly emails from my amazing contractors in Abruzzo, showing me the progress of my kitchen, my lovely staircase, and of course my new gas boiler. 92 more words