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When Words Fail Mr Darcy...

I don’t know about you, but for me this scene from the 2005 screen adaptation of Jane Austen’s most alluring novel, Pride and Prejudice (1813), conveys more genuine emotion than any on-screen kiss or written word could ever hope to capture. 86 more words

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Fear of the Dark; X’ed Out

If you haven’t seen it, here’s a shout-out to a wonderful short film by the comics maker Charles Burns (probably most famous for Black Hole… 906 more words

Speaking with Strangers

My ears pricked up. Anna Maria Tremonti on The Current was interviewing New York writer Kio Stark on her new book, When Strangers Meet: How People You Don’t Know Can Transform You… 969 more words


Best Books of 2016

Each year I try  to write an article about the best books I’ve read in the previous year.  The biggest chunk of my reading in 2016 was novels, and I discovered some authors these past twelve months that I have enjoyed and want to read again. 329 more words

Books And Movies

BOOK AND MOVIE REVIEW | A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Title: A Monster Calls

Author: Patrick Ness (from an original idea by Siobhan Dowd)

Illustrator: Jim Kay

Genre: Contemporary, Fantasy, Children’s

Published: 27th September 2011… 700 more words


The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge

I’m a huge fan of Gilmore Girls and Rory Gilmore is basically everything I want to be. I stopped watching the show a while ago because Dean, the perfect boyfriend, built Rory a car and professed his love fo her and she replied with, “I love . 2,809 more words

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Snow Days...

Southerners really know how to embrace snow.  We go out to clear the store shelves of bread and milk, even if we don’t eat bread or drink milk.   214 more words