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Breakfast at Tiffany’s; looking for a place that feels like home

One of the most iconic scenes in cinematography is the opening scene of the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s. A taxi pulls in front of Tiffany’s building in New York’s Fifth Avenue very early in the morning. 2,653 more words

Audrey Hepburn



Já aqui evocámos a memória da carismática actriz Audrey Hepburn, e de alguns dos seus melhores filmes, entre os quais figura a comédia dramática… 716 more words

Coisas & Loisas

'A Christmas Memory' in May

‘Oh my, it’s fruitcake weather!’

Not a comment I expected to hear on a steamy May morning in Austin!  Not simply a comment, but a quote from ‘A Christmas Memory’, Truman Capote’s memoir of his early childhood in Alabama…the reading of this short story on Christmas Eve, a tradition for Cousin John and his family.  111 more words

Family History

Famous Guests: Hampshire Bookshop, part three

On the occasion of the Bookshop’s twentieth anniversary in 1936, the Daily Hampshire Gazette printed a historical summary written by co-founder and manager Marion Dodd. Included was a list of more than fifty poets, playwrights, critics, or academics whose presentations in Northampton were produced by HBS. 249 more words


Oh Yes, He Did

I confess I am one of those people who never took Truman Capote seriously. Or, maybe, I am just the only person who failed to do so. 48 more words


Solitary Confinement Is Torture

I met Ernest Shepard III at a demonstration calling for an end to solitary confinement in California prisons. He was carrying a sign from NRCAT, the… 196 more words

Crime And Criminal Justice

Some Light Reading

Boyfriend got me my favourite book to read on the plane since I lost my other book.