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10 islands in the Thames – 3. Brentford Ait…

Located just upstream (and around the bend) from Oliver’s Island, this 4.5 acre island (ait being a word for a river island) has also been known by numerous other names including Makenshaw and Twigg Ait. 216 more words

The Thames

Grandfather Tells Another Story

I enjoy telling my grandchildren stories especially when it involves their fathers as children. Thank you for reading, keep sharing. 


The African Queen

Generally speaking, a movie based on a book is inferior to the book, but Hollywood sure used to be better at it than they are now.  347 more words



Humphrey Bogart in “The African Queen”

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Movie March: Day Seven

Day 7: The African Queen.
Bogart won an Oscar for his role and considering the times it was a good performance. I didn’t know anything about the story going in which I like because it’s all then a discovery. 142 more words


Spotlight: Films about Africa

With the all the craze about Black Panther, let’s talk about other films that takes place in the often misunderstood continent of Africa. First thing first, this list won’t be including films about for a better lack of words, films about white people in Africa, … 717 more words


Film History Lesson– February 20th

By Jordan Peterson | @movieminreviews

On February 20th in film history…

1927– Sir Sidney Poitier is born. Poitier is the first black actor to win an Academy Award for Best Actor. 65 more words