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Category Archives: Memories

It’s been an interesting and productive year so far and I am enjoying the ride. Just finished writing a full length screenplay and am about to start on the third draft. I love the writing, the creative process. Acting is and will always be my first love and I will continue to do it, whenever and wherever I can, but the writing helps satisfy the creative urges, when the acting work is a bit thin on the ground. And ...
Posted on March 10, 2016 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
Hello there...I've been watching a lot of films, in advance of the Awards season.   Although I basically am against pitting talent against talent in this way, it does make for an interesting time.   I think most women watch the awards shows for the clothes and that many men may not want to bother, however I do think the advance of the technology and the action stuff often interests them. THE REVENANTCopyright © 2015 Twentieth Century ...
Posted on January 10, 2016 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
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