On GONE WITH THE WIND by Margaret Mitchell

“Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, though men seldom noticed when caught by her charm, as the Tarleton twins were.” – GONE WITH THE WIND GONE WITH THE WIND is the surprisingly compelling story of Scarlett O’Hara, a spoiled princess whose hands have never held any implement beyond an embroidery needle and whose bare skin has …

Remembrance Day

Judging from the number so far torn down, these posters have made a real impression in the neighborhood: One friend in high school would have agreed with the person/s behind these posters: she annually boycotted Remembrance Day as a “celebration of warfare”. It means different things to different people.  I was taught, by more than …

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (movie) memorization exercise

I watched it 4 times so you could enjoy it in one viewing. Memorize the names and faces (esp. #1-6!), and you’ll follow the dialogue and story much easier. They refer to each other by name all the time and it’s a very dense plot, with a lot of detail to follow. Say each name …