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I Invented Love

“I thought I knew what love was, but…these lovers play new music; haunting me and somehow taunting me. My love was never half as true.” – RAGTIME. 548 more words

Scots Wha Hae*

Today is the birthday of Harry Lauder (August 4, 1870 – February 26, 1950)–famous Scottish music hall performer.

Lauder was, at one time, the highest-paid performer in the world, making the equivalent of £12,700 a night plus expenses.  211 more words

The poetry is in the pity

What sparked this off was a picture of a baby I found in the bottom drawer of a weird cupboard thingy I bought on impulse in a charity shop. 678 more words

The Rattle Bag

Return of the Gloaming

With the clocks set to British Summer Time,
we have the return of the gloaming,
that very special time of the day.

The clock may be registering 8:18pm. 170 more words

"Life On Tiree"

Sir Harry Lauder

Sir Henry “Harry” Lauder was born on the  4 August 1870. He was a Scottish Music Hall and vaudeville theatre singer and comedian, and a substantial landowner. 511 more words

A little Belgian girl dances the hornpipe

A young refugee had learnt English folk dances in her time in Berkshire.


On Wednesday, Jan. 5th, the usual Christmas Social was held in the Brownlow Hall at 7 o’clock. 51 more words

Life On The Home Front

Monopolizing the Limelight: Irish Cinema and Politics in Autumn 1915

In late August 1915, a Dublin Evening Mail columnist urged readers to pay more attention to such politicians as Winston Churchill than to celebrities. “It would undoubtedly be very bad for the nation,” s/he argued, 2,186 more words

Charlie Chaplin