Daily Archives: September 15, 2017

A Visit to France 3: Nimes

by Brenda W. Clough  The town of Nimes is spelled with a cironflex over the ‘i’, but I can’t persuade this Ipad to do accents, so you’ll just have to live with it. It was the center of Gallo-Roman culture, … Continue reading

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New Worlds: Respect Your Elders

(This post is part of my Patreon-supported New Worlds series.) Just as every society recognizes that children are not the same as adults, I think every society, to one degree or another, has respect for its elders. After all, age … Continue reading

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Hold the art, gimme a flick with great extras

I find it almost impossible to watch cinema. My palate has been irretrievably vitiated by a constant diet of trashy teen pix, romcom, bromance, vilely stupid adventure flicks, indie gay comedy, and B-minus monster movies dated pre-1977. This means I fall asleep after ten minutes of Babette’s Feast, and I have a perfect 0 for 0 record at having seen the Oscar nominees in any year before the ceremony. Continue reading

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