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The Great Gatsby - Sadler's Wells

How do you tell a story without words?

I love things to do with the 1920s, but I’ve never yet managed to read The Great Gatsby… 583 more words


Sunday the twenty seventh
Very pleasant. Did not feel well, had a bad spell with my heart in the morning but Edith was so positive that a ride would do me good that I went out in the p.m.

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Lady Ottoline Morrell - Literary Hostess & Patron of the Arts

Lady Ottoline Violet Anne Morrell (1873 – 1938) was an English aristocrat and society hostess. She was part of the literary Bloomsbury clique, along with Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West, Lytton Strachey, Clive and Vanessa Bell, E.M. 267 more words


Early Church Memories

This image reminds me of growing up in church, as I did in an Alberta town in the 1960s-70s. Our church was much smaller than the one pictured above (which was, in turn, probably considered ‘small’ for its time in Vancouver). 248 more words


[103] Blind Blake - Ragtime Guitar's Foremost Fingerpicker

The hiss and pop heard in the transfer of these recordings from wax give the music a fragile air, a feeling which is intensified by the clean single guitar notes, yet utterly at odds with the solid, seemingly indestuctible structure which these individual notes construct. 307 more words


Chariots of Fire (1981)

Directed by Hugh Hudson

This is another movie I grew up watching. My family must have an eclectic taste in movies, but I’ve never really realized that until now. 547 more words