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On Your Way to the Top, Watch Out What You Do…

Anatomy of a Scandal (2022) Or they’ll get you on the way down This Netflix series is a slow burn that gets hotter and hotter as it progresses. (They say that it is even outscoring viewing numbers of Bridgerton 2, … Continue reading

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Is “Call the Midwife” an Aide-mémoire or Something More?

Jennifer Worth (September 25, 1935 – May 31, 2011) This PSB-BBC series is fascinating. As a glimpse of British life in the 1950’s and 1960’s, it is without peer. But is it just a memory piece, or is it a … Continue reading

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I’ve Decided to Borrow a Term from Salman Rushdie

Midnight’s Children Yesterday, I was watching a YouTube video from my friend (and fellow astrologer) Ellie Adams. In it, she was discussing all about the midpoint between the Sun and the Moon with regards to Synestry (the astrology of relationships). … Continue reading

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Melancholy Music for a Melancholy Man

Dido (December 25, 1971) She said she was “No Angel” but I’m inclined to disagree with that. Dido is a God-send and her music helped me to cope during a very turbulent period in my life at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Renegade*

David Icke (April 29, 1952) If you’ve been reading my posts for the past seven years or so, this man will need no introduction. This video is a tad long, but worthwhile watching if you wish to understand where he … Continue reading

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Episode 8: “The Viscount Who Loved Me”

Bridgerton (Season 2) Question: When is this Gentleman not a gentleman? Answer: When he falls in love with the ‘wrong’ sister. We started watching this season on Netflix last Friday night. We finished it yesterday. Where do I begin? The … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History VI

William Herschel Discovers Uranus (March 13, 1781) I know that this event has spawned a great number of social media memes in recent years, but it was one of the most timely of finds in 1781. It was five years … Continue reading

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Who Will Purchase This Perch From Us?

When ALL the Chickens Come Home to Roost I have been commenting and predicting on events that were current for these past couple of months. The culmination happened yesterday, the day after the Beijing Winter Olympics ended. COVID-19 The Queen … Continue reading

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Did Michele Finney Inspire a Beatles’ Song?

Michelle (1965) When I first heard this song on the Rubber Soul album, I thought so: Michele had interviewed the Beatles on September 7, 1964 when they performed at Maple Leaf Gardens for the first time. (And, knowing how the … Continue reading

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Parody: The Band that Wasn’t and then Was

The Rutles I’ll bet you’re wondering why I should be writing about this nonexistent group. Well, it’s simple, I was looking for some photos of the Beatles concert at Maple Leaf Gardens on August 17, 1966, and came across this … Continue reading

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