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A Humble Perspective

Spirits That Come For A Human Experience This is the 2007 follow-up book to Jamie Best’s Fountain booklet, The Naked Heart. When I contacted Jamie via Facebook in August, he told me about it. He offered to let me read a … Continue reading

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The Da Vinci Code

The Movie Ron Howard’s depiction of Dan Brown’s book was an eye-opener for the viewing public, in much the same way the book was for readers. The idea that there might be a Sang Real (royal bloodline) from the union … Continue reading

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Seasons as Time Passages

Doctor Zhivago I’m almost finished reading this classic 20th Century novel. The overall impression I have is the use of the changing seasons to show the passage of time. The movie by David Lean more or less followed the same … Continue reading

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Stemming the Tide of History

Doctor Zhivago I read a paperback edition of this novel in the late 60’s after watching the David Lean movie of the same name. I couldn’t have taken every word in because, as I’m reading it again now, from a … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Crazy Rich Asians Who would have thought that a film about Chinese family values would prove to be such a lovely film? There are many themes running through its two hour length, so it can get a bit confusing at … Continue reading

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The Prequel Refines the Character

Endeavour Morse John Thaw played the beloved character Inspector Morse for more years than I care to remember. Then Colin Dexter, the author, decided to kill him off in his final book, The Remorseful Day. The television show followed suit. Now ITV … Continue reading

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Life Could Be A Dream

Reverie There’s a new show on television, one that I had been avoiding for some reason. It stars Sarah Shahi, of Person of Interest fame. And it is a very slick but entertaining programme. The concept isn’t new: a computer-generated … Continue reading

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