Cricket and baseball may have evolved from the same source(s), but they are now distinctive games and are in fact national cultural emblems of sorts.
But does he really say “de Gaulle?” Lorre there is hard to understand. It does sound as if he says “de Gaulle,” but he somewhat mumbles.
Much is being revealed now about the predatory sexual behaviors over the years of a famous and extraordinarily powerful film producer…
I stumbled on this by British author and historian Leanda de Lisle on Twitter yesterday:
Almost there. Actually, “there” is one of my multitude of tiny problems. 130,000 words and at the point where major changes are essentially impossible, I’m fussing now over single words and individual […]
A bit of an “unserious” post at times. It’s Wednesday. A brief change of pace. We sat through Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, on Sunday night. I like science fiction. I […]
Our Christmas house guests have returned to London. They landed at Heathrow several hours ago. Fortunately, they got on the upstate New York roads and down to Newark Airport yesterday before…the snow […]
What a ludicrous hour to be awake on a Sunday. We’re going to church early. Like many of you, we’ve been spending the weekend preparing for Christmas:
While I’m here in the Catskills, Mrs. Nello is on a short trip to Morocco on airline business. She’d never been to the country before; and I’ve never been either. Based on […]
Yesterday was, I know, not the type of post you expect here. It’s Saturday. Let’s smile. Okay, I want you to name a classic film…. …No, no, hang on, not that one. […]
Well, I got through sorting out all of the major furniture. Everything makes some “sense” now in the new house. All that remains are boxes here and there – and there are […]
Like you, we’ve heard about the horrors in Brussels. We were sitting at London’s Gatwick Airport early on Tuesday when we read on the net what was happening in Belgium – minutes […]
We seem beset lately with academics being funded to study high-profile, fantasist entertainment. We’ve recently been informed that “Disney Princesses” are dangerous to young girls. Now, for older ones, it’s being widely […]
Whenever I see reports like this, I sit up and take notice. I wonder: how I am doing? I have quite a few women characters, so I take my portrayal of them […]
I’ve seen all of the Daniel Craig James Bond films in cinemas. With Spectre, though, I hadn’t had a chance. Last night, we finally got to a showing before it finished its […]