Month: May 2014

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Folk Soul Revival – Sweet Virginia on the new stage @ The Hangar during Hale-Raiser 4 Brandon Hale – YouTube. There was a fantastic turnout for this fund raiser concert, which speaks well for the kind of guy Brandon Hale is. Brandon’s got quite a journey ahead, so I hope you’ll consider contributing to help Read More

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I’m a few book sales short of the market value, or I’d make an offer. 😉   by JANE BRADLEY 23 May 2014 ITS recipe was gifted to a clan chief by Bonnie Prince Charlie as a reward for helping him while he was on the run after defeat at the Battle of Culloden. Now Read More

    WOMEN have tended to be bit-part players in the histories of Scotland. With exception to those of royal descent – Mary, Queen of Scots being a famous example – and the infamous witch trials of centuries past, it would be fair to say the roles of women have been underplayed. Black Agnes is Read More

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Maggie Lee @maggiesama Filmmaking doesn’t get more traditional or timeless than Chinese master Zhang Yimou’s “Coming Home,” a family drama of guilt, love and reconciliation set during the aftermath of the Cultural Revolution. Heartbreaking in its depiction of ordinary lives affected by political upheaval, this ode to the fundamental values that survive even under such Read More

Via The New Yorker: MAY 15, 2014 POSTED BY ALICE GREGORY My Takeaway: Write. Own a pet monkey. Marry a millionaire. Read More

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