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Past Imperfect - #445

Elizabeth cautiously ascended the stairs, knowing full well that the film critics would lacerate her performance simply because she was far prettier than most film critics…


Past Imperfect - #444

Katharine: “I can’t believe that this has happened.”

Elizabeth: “That somebody let you out of your house wearing a Bea Arthur outfit?”

Katharine: “No, that somebody designed a bra that makes your breasts look like that.” 150 more words


This week's book haul

A bumper harvest this week, my birthday coinciding with publishers gearing up for Christmas is always bad for the bank balance!

Firstly, the autumn’s big hitters: Ali Smith and Margaret Atwood. 236 more words

Ali Smith

October 13, 1909

Wednesday Oct 13  Cold & a NW wind  it begins to act & feel much like winter  I cut & piled my last plant of Sweet corn  I hauled 5 loads heaping wagon beds full of punkins mostly green & badly frost bit  it froze hard last night  I put about half the punkins the ripest in the Cellar  the green frost bit in the barn & will feed them to the Cows as fast as I can  Harvey Carr… 41 more words

Margaret Taylor Carr

Past Imperfect - #441

Marlon, center left: “Honey, these gentlemen would like to speak to you about our houseboy who went missing last night.”

Elizabeth, center right: “Why on… 209 more words


Beyond the Forest (King Vidor, USA, 1949)

Almost universally derided as lurid, overwrought, excessive: I liked it very much. The title at the intro warns us that the film is a story of evil. 622 more words