And then she wailed. The birds, who had previously been singing their eve song, closed their beaks. Even they knew this was no longer the time. The air stilled and a respectful, unsure tension overcame the earth. A wail that was so powerful it stilled every nation could surely only come from an unbearable, unspeakable… Continue reading Day 10
And then she held the tip of the sword to his neck, softly. The skin dented but did not break but he still fell to his knees and wept.
This is worth seeing - such an amazing journey and it still stays with me, on my mind frequently. Katherine Brooks, ladies and gentlemen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgE0aWIojbM
( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bird_Box_(film) ) I was late to the party, guys. I had such high hopes for this new Sandra Bullock and Sarah Paulson film that I put off watching it once I heard people's bad reviews. However, I finally watched it. As a means of distraction from a terrible day. I watched it with my… Continue reading Bird Box
When the stars line up And you catch a good break People think you're lucky But you know its grace It can happen so fast Or a little bit late Timing is everything You know I've had close calls When it could've been me I was young when I learned just how fragile life can… Continue reading Timing is Everything
( https://pin.it/qgehj664vdtrek ) Viola Davis Born in South Carolina in 1965, raised in Rhode Island. Viola is married and has a daughter. Viola studied at Juilliard. Viola has a theatre degree, achieved in 1988. ( http://www.violadavis.net ) In what has become my favourite scene in How to Get Away with Murder, Viola as Annalise Keating, takes… Continue reading Viola
By W.H. Auden ( https://allpoetry.com/Funeral-Blues )
( https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/stigmata/ ) The first time I watched this film was in 2004, I was 13 years old. As a child, horror films never bothered me. I wasn’t often scared or afraid when it came to even the worst of horror films. I then re-watched Stigmata as an adult and found myself feeling extremely on… Continue reading Stigmata (1999)
Spotlight Church abuse report As I sit and watch the 2015 movie 'Spotlight', I wonder about the story behind it... it truly is devastating to read about how such abuse was given free reign by people in a position of power.
(http://imgur.com/lulhg) "Sometimes I wonder about my life. I lead a small life - well, valuable, but small - and sometimes I wonder, do I do it because I like it, or because I haven’t been brave? So much of what I see reminds me of something I read in a book, when shouldn’t it be… Continue reading You’ve Got Mail