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List: Favorite Movies Adapted From Books

In honor of the movie Glass Castle coming out today, I thought I would make a list of some of my very favorite movies that were adapted from books. 1,026 more words


Far from the Madding Crowd

I love Thomas Hardy. To me he has a rough-hewn way of story-telling, distinctive characters as enduring as granite, often tragic and nearly always with a critical undercurrent of social polemic. 316 more words

Salmon Tacos, Pyjamas and Love...

If at home on a Friday night, or Saturday come to the that, there are certain things I fancy eating and others that just don’t light me up because they aren’t ‘appropriate’ for those nights…inside my head obviously. 621 more words


FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD: Cristina Baldan's creative life as serial expat

Columnist Doreen Brett is back. Having introduced herself to us in her opening column, she will use this second post to interview serial expat… 1,260 more words

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FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD: Doreen Brett's creative life as an expat in Holland

At a moment when I feel far from the madding crowd myself despite being in a big city—it’s Memorial Day weekend in the United States, when most New Yorkers flock to the beach—it’s my pleasure to… 1,235 more words


Past Masters 1 : Hardy Boy 1

“Far from the madding crowd’s ignoble strife
Their sober wishes never learn’d to stray;
Along the cool sequester’d vale of life
They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.” 534 more words