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When you think about Italian movies, you’ll be easily thinking of La Dolce Vita, Ladri di Bibiclette and Amarcord, or Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, Il Postino and La Vita è Bella… and probably of those old black and white glories with Sophia Loren and Gina Lollobrigida at the peak of their beauty. But there are many, […]
Some call it a language, some think of it as a type of person, and some even consider it a way of life. So what exactly is cockney? And is it really close to extinction? Oh, and by the way, brown bread means ‘dead’. More on that later. Charlie Chaplin – Image via Wikipedia Those […]
This Month’s Round-Up Includes Roller Derbies, Yodeling, Atomic Bombs and Incredinburgh Videos Let’s start this month’s round-up with a worldwide selection of inspirational travel videos from the ever-reliable British newspaper The Guardian. There’s this little piece about surfing on the southern coastline of Morocco, this behind-the-scenes video about the roller derby in Austin, Texas, and […]
It’s Halloween, it’s Halloween! The one day of the year when ghosts, goblins, and other assorted dark spirits get to wander among the living, wreaking havoc and scaring the pants off any and all unsuspecting folks. But there are other ghouls out there that can strike at any moment – who aren’t confined to October […]
The thought of Ireland brings up many colorful images: green hills, friendly natives, glasses of Guinness, medieval castles, the odd fairy or two. But it is also home to many places reputed to be haunted by ghosts and other turbulent spirits. Here are just a few from the crowded field . . . St. Michan’s […]
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