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Nearing High Noon Again

You have to visit places to make them real. You have to see them with your own eyes. Only then do they solidify, and become distinct from imaginings. The Barra da Tijuca in Brazil is a very real place for … Continue reading

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Wonderful Fiction

I’ve never been to America. And so it remains for me a fictional place. I believe it exists, but I’ve never actually been there, and so I don’t know for sure. I think you have to go somewhere to experience … Continue reading

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The Exclusion Bill

These days our legislators seem to exempt themselves from their own legislation. It’s often said (although it may not be true) that smoking isn’t banned in the bars inside the Westminster Houses of Parliament. But it seems to be true … Continue reading

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Was Monty An Anti?

This question arose after I saw the following fragment from The Desert Fox (1951). It took me ages to extract the clip from the movie, and get it so that it started and stopped at the right place. In it … Continue reading

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