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Prompt for August 3: The Guard

Kieran was both my savior and nemesis.

He had been trained specifically for his duty. One look at his six foot, four inch frame, with his shoulders nearly as wide as an ox’s, it was no wonder he was selected as soon as he joined the brigade. 173 more words

Writing Prompt

TV Pick of the Day - Sunday 2 August

Film fan Zoe Butcher has an Irish gem for tonight’s viewing… 150 more words


My Nerves Are Wrecked From Trying To Be Good.

That’s a picture of the fabulous Brendan Gleeson as The Guard. (It’s a great movie.)

Let me just clarify at the outset here that the Irish police force is officially known as An Garda Siochana (The Guardian Of The Peace) and a policeman is a Garda (Irish) or, more commonly, Guard. 724 more words

Idle Chat

The Heir by Kiera Cass

The Heir by Kiera Cass

Twenty years ago, America Singer entered the Selection and won Prince Maxon’s heart. Now the time has come for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own.

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Book Reviews

Video: Conversation with “The Guard” Playwright Jessica Dickey

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you took a single step closer, reached forward and touched a museum painting? Playwright Jessica Dickey imagines exactly that in her world-premiere play, … 94 more words


The Museum Guard: Keeping Lincoln Artifacts Safe

May 29 marks the final day Ford’s Theatre will display the Ford’s 150 special exhibition Silent Witnesses: Artifacts of the Lincoln Assassination. This hallmark exhibition reunited—for the first time since April 1865—an extraordinary collection of artifacts that were in the Theatre or carried by Abraham Lincoln on the night of his assassination. 822 more words


Calvary (2014) - "I Think Forgiveness Has Been Highly Underrated"

“Do not despair; one of the thieves was saved. Do not presume; one of the thieves was damned.” This is how writer/director John Michael McDonagh opens… 1,090 more words