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The Girl from Seaham House and the Poignant Life of Lord Byron's Spouse...

As much as I adore the poetry, letters and “scribblings” of Lord Byron and remain intrigued by his unique and fascinating life; I also believe that his image as the original Regency “bad boy” has been complimented by the scandal that surrounded his marriage of a mere 54 weeks to Annabella Milbanke on January 2 1815 at her family home in Seaham Hall in County Durham and which precipitated his journey into exile from their London home at 13 Piccadilly Terrace in April 1816. 425 more words


Driver blows six times over limit

A concerned member of the public contacted police who pulled over the 37-year-old driver at Lauderdale on Hobart’s Eastern Shore at 1.30pm yesterday, police said. 276 more words


Review: A Separation, directed by Asghar Farhadi

This terrific film won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film in 2012.

It comes from the director of About EllyAsghar Farhadi, and explores similar themes, but is much more developed and complete.   462 more words


About Elly

With both A Separation and The Past under his belt, Asghar Farhadi has proven himself to be one of the most formidable directors working today, rivaling Michael Haneke in presenting realism in contemporary film. 546 more words


Second Breakfast: Livin' in 'The Past'

A few years ago… somehow three years ago, I reviewed a well-known, critically beloved Iranian movie called A Separation. I recently reread that review and surprisingly didn’t slap my palm to my forehead in amazement over a misspent youth. 823 more words

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