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Big sisters have their uses

One of the benefits of having a daughter in her mid twenties, is that when she and her boyfriend come to visit 5 weeks into the summer holidays and suggest taking her younger sisters on a walk for an hour or two, I can happily agree to this plan, knowing that they’ll keep them safe……. 295 more words

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First Lines Friday: 7th August

What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  As this week is Wanderlust, I’ve chosen an appropriately travel-themed book for the occasion… 173 more words

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A name-change

The BBC  is making a new version of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons, and it has been decided that the name of the character Titty is to be changed. 17 more words

Andrew Scott Joins Cast of 'Swallows and Amazons'

Variety: ‘Sherlock’s’ Moriarty, Andrew Scott, Joins Cast of ‘Swallows and Amazons’ (EXCLUSIVE)

アーサー・ランサムの児童書「ツバメ号とアマゾン号」Swallows and Amazons 映画化の続報、アンドリュー・スコットはMI6諜報員だったランサム自身に発想を得た Lazlow という名のスパイ役だそう。(原作では小説家でランサム自身であるターナーを、映画ではランサムの諜報員時代を反映させたスパイとして描く?!)
役については「モリアーティとはまるで毛色が違って、カリスマティックで、ユーモアと思いやりを持ち合わせたキャラクター。機知に富んでたいへん魅力的な役で演じるのがうれしい。」と。
(初となる子ども向け作品への出演。「子どもたちは非常に良い直感を持っているから基準は非常に高くなければならない。子ども向けの映画が大人向けのものより芸に劣ることはない。」(からの)「去年の実に素晴らしい映画、パディントンをごらんよ。」との言及も!)

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It's Not The 1930s (Ode To Titty) Poetry

It’s Not The 1930s (Ode To Titty) 

It’s not the 1930s any more,  my friends,

Those were days of innocence 

And innocence,  it ends.

 

Faithful to the novel,  promises they gave… 153 more words

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Andrew Scott joins Swallows and Amazons

Andrew Scott has joined the cast of the new film version of Swallows and Amazons, currently filming in the Lake District. 89 more words

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