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294/365 today I went to the cinema

Today I…went to the cinema to see the new film ‘Effie Gray’ starring Dakota Fanning and Greg Wise, screenplay written by Emma Thompson. It tells the story of Victorian critic and writer John Ruskin and his young bride Effie. Beautifully … Continue reading

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286/365 today I…watched this

Today I watched an old favourite- I never get tired of this film. Kevin Kline is gorgeous and funny, the soundtrack is fabulous.

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134/365 Today I…did not leave the house

Today I…have been on leave from work- studying for my final exam which takes place on Saturday. It rained all day and I have sitting in the same spot, in front of the computer, for most of it, except for … Continue reading

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79/365 Today I..was poorly

Today I…have spent most of the day huddled under a quilt on the sofa.  In my experience, the only cure in this situation is a bonnet drama. I loved watching Sense and Sensibility (1995) again. The bit at the end when … Continue reading

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69/365 Today I…

Today I…am keeping it short(ish). Essay deadlines are looming, but I can’t get started on either of the assignments- the words just won’t come. Not feeling the fear yet… ah-the joys of being a deadline surfer!! I spent a long … Continue reading

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61/365 Today I…am humming

Today I…have been watching “The Great Escape” (1963). This film is a regular on TV, usually at Christmas, and I have seen it many times. A stellar cast including Richard Attenborough, Steve McQueen, David McCallum, Gordon Jackson, James Garner, and … Continue reading

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43/365 Today I…watched a film

Today I…watched a film- There Will Be Blood (2007) directed by P T Anderson, starring Daniel Day Lewis and Paul Dano This is part of my film module; we are studying four films by this director (see Boogie Nights 30/365 … Continue reading

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36/365 Today I…watched a film

Today I…watched a film- Punch Drunk Love (2002) directed by P T Anderson, starring Adam Sandler and Emily Watson, with Philip Seymour Hoffman. This is part of my film module; we are studying four films by this director ( see … Continue reading

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2/365 Today I…

Today I…finally got round to watching The Hobbit. Yes, I am rather late to the party but I made it in the end. I wasn’t expecting all the singing… but I enjoyed it very much.  Martin Freeman is just perfect … Continue reading

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