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Just Add a Pinch of Blonde Rice

The Front Runner First of all, I have not seen this movie. That said, I remember the scandal that brewed around Gary Hart’s run for the Democratic Presidential Candidacy of 1987-8. In America, the term ‘ladies man’ took on a … Continue reading

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The Sins of the Father

Are Visited Upon the Children An interesting email popped into my account this morning. It was meant to be thought-provoking, and in a way it was. It was a series of statements essentially asking why affirmative actions by minorities are … Continue reading

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I’m an Anglophile from “Way Back When”

Roy of the Rovers Our Uncle Keith went to England with his family in 1960. He was working for Macmillan Publishers. That didn’t affect me, as a ten-year-old, until he started to send presents back home to me, the first … Continue reading

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New CTV Show Not So New After All

The Detail I was looking forward to this series because it was going to be groundbreaking: two female police detectives with a female as their boss. After about four episodes, I began to see a familiar pattern. Where had I … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding 2018

The Kiss Well, here we go again. With all the nasty news happening around us, it was a relief to have a ‘happy ending’ for a change. Fairy tale weddings are always welcome, but this one seemed to be a … Continue reading

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Crossover Stars: UK to Canada

Angela Griffin There’s a new kid in town. Yet another ‘jobbing actor’ is moving across the Atlantic to star in a Canadian show. The show, which hasn’t been released here yet, is called The Detail. In it, Angela will play a … Continue reading

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Crossover Stars: UK to Canada and USA

Thomas Craig It isn’t often that a ‘jobbing’ actor gets to be on two hit TV series, one on each side of the Atlantic Ocean. That is precisely what happened to Thomas Craig. Coronation Street Between 1992 and 1996, Thomas … Continue reading

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