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Bedtime Stories …

Bedtime Stories …

The 1951 Club is not a political animal.

But … there are limits.

Once upon a time there was a referendum …

and Boris was appointed foreign secretary. The End.

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Happy 65th Birthday Anjelica Huston | Waldina

Great post. Born during that incredible year of … 1951. 🙌🍸

Rogues & Vagabonds

Today is the 65th birthday of Anjelica Huston.  Third generation Academy Award winner. That is heritage. She is all angles and attitude, cheeks and confidence. Her beauty is intoxicating and addict…

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Night Without Stars …

Night Without Stars …

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Night Without Stars is a 1951 British black and white thriller starring David Farrar, Nadia Gray and Maurice Teynac. The screenplay was written by Winston Graham based upon his eponymous 1950 novel. 

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When English lawyer Giles Gordon (David Farrar), partially blinded during service in World War II, retires to the French Riviera, he meets and falls in love with shop girl Alix Delaisse (Nadia Gray), the widow of a French Resistance fighter. Restaurateur Pierre Chava (GÊrard Landry) approaches Giles and warns him off with the claim that Alix is already promised to him. He tells Giles that Alix is involved with black marketers, blackmailers and murderers from the war years and demands that Giles forget her and return to England.

BRITAIN DECLARES WAR ON ITSELF ….

BRITAIN DECLARES WAR ON ITSELF ….

20/03/2012 Torn and tattered Union Jack flag on Plymouth Hoe pic by Lucy Duval

EU Referendum results

Leave

Vote share

51.9%

VOTES 17,410,742VOTES

Remain

Vote share

48.1%

VOTES 16,141,241 VOTE

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J.R.R. Tolkien Quote

A Pondering Mind

JRRTolkien3Its sad that some people don’t heed this quote.

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London, God bless her

I, Writer # 4 … in which I dialogue my way into a wormhole.

Routine Matters

I, Writer # 4 … in which I dialogue my way into a wormhole.

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Happy Birthday Bob Dylan …

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan … 75 today.

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Noddy and the silly road sign …

Routine Matters

Noddy and the silly road sign …

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I, Writer # 3

Routine Matters

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Today you find me on the little winding path that leads gently down through the woods to the road of full-timeness. It is very nice here. The trees are quite dense in these parts. Thus I restrict my conversation to comments about the weather.

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I think I’m being followed. Little scamperings in the undergrowth. Strange whispering in the shadows. That sort of thing. I am minded of a saying by the eminent French philosopher and author Albert Camus.

Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. In fact, just bugger off and leave me alone.

OK, he didn’t actually say the last bit, but I am sure he would have were he in my shoes. No matter. I have reached the edge of the woods.

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The road towards full-timeness stretches out before me. It looks never-ending. Fortunately I have a…

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