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Hallowe’n 8… The War of the Worlds

PBS broadcast a new documentary about the Hallowe’en radio broadcast 75 years ago of The War of the Worlds. H.G.Wells wrote a good story, and the story of Orson Welles’ radio adaptation is a good story also. Was there really … Continue reading

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The Speckled Band

“Do not fall asleep… your life may depend upon it.” Spoken with unhurried, calm assurance by the inimitable Jeremy Brett in his role as Sherlock Holmes. I have been watching Elementary, the latest take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories. … Continue reading

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Radio Drama!

I was twelve when my family bought their first TV. It was black and white, and we got four channels. Twenty-four hour television broadcasting, all day news and full-length feature films were not available..  A kids’ film…Tarzan or a western… … Continue reading

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Loony Tunes

More songs about the moon… Read about it here!

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Claire de Lune

Did you seen the blue moon last night?  Awesome.  There really is a “blue moon” behind the expression, “once in a blue moon”.  We had a clear humid sky and the effect was wonderful.  Read about it here.  ‘Blue Moon’ … Continue reading

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Poison

The Indian Krait is third in our list of World’s most Venomous snakes.It has enlarged hexagonal vertebral scales and there are narrow white crossbars on the back more or less distinct in pairs. Its scales are shiny. Its neck is … Continue reading

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Genesis

Curmudgeon Bludgeon  sent this comment to my blog, “Bucket List”.  What a wonderful surprise! My sons frequently played their Genesis albums, along with the other music they loved.  I am grateful to be reminded of the sounds filling the house … Continue reading

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