Monthly Archives: July 2012

Linslade Canal Festival…

Well, it was that time of year once again for the Linslade Canal Festival in Bedfordshire on Saturday, attended by thousands, it’s an attraction that covers a huge area in addition to the canal festivities, with a fun fair, hundreds … Continue reading

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Brighton’s Promettes…

These are Brighton Sussex UK Promettes of 1952. The Visitor Information Centre of its time. For those men amongst you that like girls with brains there was no better place than Brighton, Sussex, England in the 50s! Formed from ex-models, … Continue reading

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A Deleted Scene from ‘The Shriving…’

She sat within the glow of the coals, their red heat penetrated the pores of her skin and warmed the white of her bones. She stared long and hard into the glass of whisky as if it were full of … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode One…Onset The easterly wind that hurried in on that spring morning of 1921 still had the taste of winter on its breath. It was a further reminder that Mill Hill had yet to be woken by the warm golden … Continue reading

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Interesting Movies From The Past…

I think one of most bizarre, yet compelling dramas I’ve ever watched and completly enjoyed is A Canterbury Tale made in 1944 by the team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. It tells a reworked story of Chaucer’s 14th century … Continue reading

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Interesting People From The Past…

Baroness Emma Orczy She was a British novelist and playright of Hungarian noble origin. Famous for her books that portrayed her character of The Scarlet Pimpernel. A prolific writer, along with her husband, right up until her death in 1947.

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