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Short Review of a Favorite Film: Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

Logline: In Victoria, Australia in 1900, a group of schoolgirls and a teacher mysteriously vanish without a trace.

Review: Peter Weir’s Picnic at Hanging Rock… 223 more words

Favorite Films

How to Punk Your Steam: Make it Feminist

The words “Feminism” and “feminist” have become controversial as of late, but I had always been planning to have this subject be a part of this series. 1,229 more words


Ghost Story Collection: The Ghostly Visitor

The Ghostly Visitor

As Told By: Janie Bratton

Many years ago, my cousin June and Von, her husband, were ministers traveling around the United States and Canada,doing work for one of the major christian denominations. 573 more words


Copper, the Alchemist, & the Woman in Trousers: Episode 22


Early this year I had a very unpleasant head cold.  So I gave my characters, Felicity and Cornelis, nasty head colds too — and funny, sneezing chaos ensued. 2,972 more words

Teagan's Books

Avery Hill Winter Garden

I was excited about seeing the Winter Garden at Avery Hill, where, I was told, ‘…The well-stocked Winter Garden is open to the public, and to the west are terraced flower gardens… The main domed structure was “flanked by fernery and conservatory, the best survival in London of such Victorian extravaganzas” (Pevsner) and it took 8 years to build. 126 more words


From Where Does the Name "Cutty Sark Scotch Whisky" Come?

“Cutty Sark is a range of blended Scotch whisky produced by Edrington plc of Glasgow, whose main office is less than 10 miles from the birthplace of the famous clipper ship of the same name. 565 more words

British History

Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and same-sex marriage

This topic reminds us of Lewis Carroll’s monograph “On the Architectural Merit of the New Belfry, Christ Church.” Highly recommended reading on this day, when words fail us. 238 more words