Category Archives: Movies

First Position Trailer

After seeing L’histoire de Manon this movie looks like a must-see. The dedication these young dancers show to their craft is unbelievable.
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As we forgive

This movie looks like it is profoundly moving. 40,000 people who took part in the Rwandan genocide have been released and this tells the story about the relationships between them and their victims. Check to see if there is a … Continue reading

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Literary Notes #16

Tonight I am hosting book club and we’re discussing The Shipping News by Annie Proulx. I have a fondness for this dear story – one of personal growth, new beginnings, stark Newfoundland winters and am very much looking forward to … Continue reading

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So I’m home sick today – which is giving me time to get caught up on some things (um, sleep) and also gives me the opportunity to watch some mindless TV.  As Scotty and I don’t have a TV, this … Continue reading

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