Monthly Archives: July 2011

Art: Manet’s ‘Olympia’

 

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Wednesday Cat Blogging

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Book Review: David Bowie – Starman

David Bowie: Starman, by Paul Trynka. (website) I haven’t read any biographies of David Bowie in recent years, maybe because a lot of what I picked up in the early 90s could easily be classified as utter rubbish. Over-dramatic tellings … Continue reading

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Wednesday Cat Blogging

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Movies: The end of an era.

When I first picked up a copy of ‘Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone’, I was 18. Certainly a little older than its targeted demographic. I’d heard about the fuss, and snagged a copy in paperback. On a trip to … Continue reading

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Blog post round-up: July 15

It’s Stampede time here in Calgary, so what better way to celebrate than to do a blog post round-up? (and it’s also my birthday, so I want to do a quick post before I go out to see the new … Continue reading

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Video: Audrey Tautou & Chanel No 5

I’d completely forgotten about Audrey’s appearance in the lengthy Chanel No 5 advert, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (who also directed her in ‘Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain/Amélie’ and ‘Un long dimanche de fiançailles/A Very Long Engagement’). I came across it … Continue reading

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