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Home, and greeted by a nightmare.

This weekend was absolutely perfect, aside from the very soggy driving conditions.

Let’s do the nice bit first…

Mr E and I have laughed so much this weekend over the stupidest of things and there have been cuddles a plenty. 473 more words


Buster Keaton's THE GENERAL (1926) - A masterpiece of a train ride

The General, another of Buster Keaton’s movies to make it to the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry (in 1989), is truly Keaton’s movie epic. Keaton’s heroism and stunts in any of his movies are always amazing to watch, but often they are almost too outsized for the ordinary world in which they take place. 692 more words


The General Can't Park Here

The General Can’t Park Here – $80

Sharpie, Acrylic & enamel hand drawn on a No parking anytime sign.

Been working on this piece for over 2 years and I’m so glad it’s finally relevant! 78 more words


C. S. Forester, Hornblower and 'The General'

It is C.S. Forester month at the Sheffield Hallam Popular Fiction Reading Group, and I have been reading (with considerable pleasure) the first Hornblower novel, … 1,000 more words


The Most Expensive Film Ever Made... Until Someone Spent More or The General

We all have our prize possessions; those items that mean more than some calculated amount. It could be a key, a stuffed toy or a simple picture, and for many there is certainly more than one. 446 more words


The General (dir. Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton, 1926)

“[The General contains] the purest distillation of Buster Keaton’s style and persona. If you want to know who he was, as an artist and a man, just watch the ten minutes or so that make up the first chase sequence.” 1,124 more words

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