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Pandion as African Queen

There were rocks in the channel now, with the white water boiling around them, and Rose saw them coming up towards her with terrifying rapidity. There was need for instant decision in picking the right course, and yet Rose could not help noticing, even in that wild moment, that the water had lost its brown colour and was now a clear glassy green.

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Books And Culture

Harlow's Gin Still

The copper gin still in the gardens of Harlow Museum was once part of  the nearby Gilbey gin distillery.

All roads seem to lead back to John Huston’s “The African Queen” based on CS Forester’s novel which has Humphrey Bogart’s Charlie Allnutt form a great relationship with gin, albeit Gordon’s, until Katherine Hepburn’s Rose Sayer pours it into the river after Charlie has a particularly heavy session. 30 more words


Serena Vs Maria, The Epic Battle

The Mythical White Goddess Part V

Serena Williams vs Maria Sharapova

The Epic Battle of the Ebony Queen vs The White Goddess

The heated rivalry and battles between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova on the tennis court, have not been that at all. 542 more words

Beautiful Black Women

The Mythical White Goddess Part IV The Destruction of the White Beauty

The Mythical White Goddess Part IV

The Destruction of the White Beauty

She is often referred to as the statuesque blonde in the office. Another reference of a so called White Goddess. 848 more words

Beautiful Black Women

The African Queen: 6 STARS

* In this week’s feminist film news we see Maggie Gyllenhaal turned down for a role as the love interest of a 55 year old man because she was deemed to have spent too many years on this earth (37 to be exact). 1,391 more words


Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart in THE AFRICAN QUEEN (1951) - A road movie before there was a road

The following is my entry in The 2nd Annual Great Katharine Hepburn Blogathon, hosted from May 9-12, 2015 by the so-cute-you-could-pinch-her MargaretPerry.org. Click on the above banner, and read bloggers’ critiques of their favorite movies starring Katharine Hepburn! 1,431 more words

Movie Drama


Forever Mastadon ~ Episode 110

…I’m not into crocodiles and leaches, besides, they are sentenced to hang… I read the book…

“Do you want to help or did you come all this way to make fun of me?” 332 more words

Historical Fiction