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Category Archives: Memories

So DOWNTON is in its final season. I think the driving success of the show apart from the obvious, is the love and compassion that Julian Fellowes has put into his stories and writing. Julian is an old friend, although I dont see much of him these days with the incredibly busy life he leads. I first knew Julian back in the 1980's when he was living in LA promoting his acting career. Julian would hold wonderful networking dinner ...
Posted on January 4, 2016 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
Here it is again...Christmas...I have a few fond memories, don't we all?   Apart from the obvious ones like watching my grandchildren opening their Christmas presents and many family dinners over the years, especially the excitement of finding a sixpence in my Christmas pudding as a child...do we still do that any more in England?   Now I suppose it would be a 5p piece wrapped in greaseproof paper.   Here are a couple more: THE LION IN WINTER was filmed in the ...
Posted on December 19, 2015 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
Feeling the usual pain after the break up of a relationship some years back,   I felt I must do something to keep myself BUSY. I have always believed and found that exercise is an important tool, mental health wise. Thus the obvious answer was to take up a new hobby/ activity..so this time I chose golf. Sailing wasn't an option as I wasn't near the sea and knew no useful boat owners, as I had in California. This time I was ...
Posted on December 9, 2015 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
Hello friends, back here in London and having a good time.   I am seriously indulging myself looking back, seeing old friends and remembering past escapades. Yesterday I went to a screening of THE DANISH GIRL, interesting film, but it did not really get to me..   I loved SUFFRAGETTE, seen the other evening.     It really knocked the breath out of me. Girls, ladies, women never forget that the freedoms we take so lightly today, were hard fought for by women, who literally ...
Posted on November 8, 2015 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
Well it seems you were not too interested in my adventures in the life of Commerce in the UK and running the Family Business, so I will revert to more familiar territory and write more about good old Show Biz. When you're on set and doing the job...ie: acting, you generally have to stay mentally in character for hours on end, so that ...
Posted on September 25, 2015 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People