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Swallows and Amazons (2016)

This 2016 adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s first S&A book sank without trace as far as I was concerned. I remember reading about the pointless name change from Titty to Tatty, which smacked of the kind of asinine decision that gets made when there are six separate production companies involved. 669 more words


'Sects Tuesday 01/17/2017

*What’s going on here? Is it for shock value? Is there a plan? Are we, yet again, jumping the shark? Maybe…



Plot synopsis:
“Peter and Kyle Reynold are two brothers whose eccentric mother (Glenn Close) raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. 28 more words


So, Farewell then, Amazon Prime

I’ve got a few months to run, since I pay annually, but I’ve cancelled my Amazon Prime subscription. It’s a protest against Britain’s involvement in the Nigeria-Biafra thing, against our support of America in Vietnam and against ‘Cold Turkey’ slipping down the charts. 517 more words


A Nasty Divorce. West Vs. West

Nathaniel West was a master mariner who was in the employment of Elizabeth Derby’s father. Elizabeth fell in love with a social inferior. At 21 she eloped in the spring of 1783. 684 more words

Elias Hasket Derby Jr.

The Swamp Chronicles, Cont.

The WaPo continues to surprise us by sometimes practicing journalism, as they breakdown the relationship of power, money, and Russia in the proposed Administration. They lay it out for us graphically, too, and it is startlingly clear: 33 more words

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