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A Bachelorette Show from the Last Century

The Phantom of the Opera (2004) Due to the snowfall last evening, our cable TV feed was intermittent, so we decided to watch a DVD from our extensive video library. It was Susan’s suggestion to watch this one. I’d seen … Continue reading

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Revisiting a Visitation

My father died in October 1987. I wasn’t aware of this fact until 2007, twenty years later. He visited me in the early days of 1988, and I wrote a post about that ‘visitation’ a few years ago. Now I … Continue reading

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Singing from the Same Hymn Sheet?

A Christmas Carol (1843) This is a ghost story. It is meant to scare the Dickens out of you. In modern terms, Ebenezer Scrooge has a negative NDE (near death experience). It woke him up permanently from his self-imposed nightmare. … Continue reading

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Female Hero in Male Dominated Worlds

Rogue One Do you think it was an accident or coincidental that this movie came out shortly after Donald Trump was elected President? In my world, there are no accidents… Today is International Women’s Day: my youngest grandchild is staying … Continue reading

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But, It’s Christmas Eve!

Scrooged (1988) Francis Xavier Cross is a cynical, mean spirited television executive, he treats his loyal assistant with contempt. He just sacked a member of staff on Christmas Eve for simply disagreeing with him, and he’s alienated himself from his … Continue reading

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Did Dickens “Invent” Christmas?

  The Man Who Invented Christmas Three of us went to see this movie last night. It definitely helped to be familiar with the story “A Christmas Carol” as the seeds of it are literally scattered throughout the film. The … Continue reading

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Caught on Camera: More Visitations?

When my sister, Anne, and I went back to Windermere, to visit our childhood memories, we made sure we took photographs of the trip. Out of the whole set that I have, three ended up with a red flare in … Continue reading

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Caught on Camera: Another Visitation?

In 1980, Susan’s father suffered a heart attack. Susan was so distraught that her (then) husband took the whole family to San Josef Bay on Vancouver Island to take her mind off the situation. Susan wrote in the sand “Get … Continue reading

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Caught on Camera: a Visitation?

In the autumn of 2003, I took some photos of Dianne with her daughters and grandson. She was celebrating a birthday, and it was my intention to record it on film. However, when the prints came back from processing, there … Continue reading

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Walk-ins: do they exist?

Angel on My Shoulder   Yesterday, I watched a very old movie (1946) which involved a gangster getting a second chance at life, after he was shot dead by his partner. The devil, played by Claude Rains, had made Eddie … Continue reading

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