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It Took a Hundred Years for a New Wilde to be Born

Stephen Fry (August 24, 1957) It would have taken me a hundred years to link this man with the role he played in 1997: Oscar Wilde. David Lowe picked up the link instantly, yesterday afternoon, and commented on my post. … Continue reading

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Was This Woman Castaneda’s Wife?

Margaret Runyan (November 14, 1921 – December 24, 2011) If you believe everything that has been written about Carlos Castaneda over the years, you come to a certain point where you realize that his life was a series of ‘magical … Continue reading

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A Small Footnote in History

Maurice Strong (April 29, 1929 – November 27, 2015) I wrote about the Rio Conference 1992 in yesterday’s post COVID-19: Is There a Hidden Agenda. This man organized that conference for the United Nations. When I shared what I’d written … Continue reading

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And It’s Gonna Take a Long, Long Time

Rocketman (Based on a true fantasy.) Doesn’t that say it all? Elton John is a force of nature. His music and Bernie Taupin’s words have been part of the soundtrack of our lives since the early 70’s. I’ve never liked … Continue reading

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The Transition from This Life to the Next

Hamish Miller: A Life Divined As you may remember, I’d reviewed a wee book written by Hamish Miller previously on these pages. Hamish also co-authored three other books about energy lines: The Sun and the Serpent with Paul Broadhurst; The Dance of the … Continue reading

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How to Solve an Enigma

Alan Turing: The Enigma There are two versions of this same cover: the one shown above and the one where Benedict Cumberbatch turns and faces the camera, revealing his character. (Side note: Benedict Cumberbatch is a relative of Alan Turing.) … Continue reading

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Jenny Lind: Art Imitating Life?

  The Greatest Showman We went to see this musical yesterday. It was a great show, man! But the greatest? No. Last year’s La La Land definitely had more impact. The difference is probably the result of the passage of … Continue reading

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