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So to finish off a Friday night, another DVD, also with Ewan McGregor, this time "Young Adam." Now, there was no character named Adam, and I'm a bit undone by not being able to figure out why this was the title. But I'll research it a bit.

Also another fabulous tune, by David Byrne. The Great Western Road. I adore David Byrne. I loved "True Stories" and not just because I lived awhile in Texas. The soundtrack was perfect. If you haven't seen the film, I recommend it.

'tis strange I should be old and neither wise nor valiant. From "The Maid's Tragedy" by Beaumont & Fletcher

by Wife of Bath (kareninaustin at g mail dot com) on Fri Feb 3rd, 2012 at 02:51:35 PM EST
documentaries for me:

Looking for Nicolas Sarkozy
news reels of WWII and the Winter War from both sides. very interesting.

by stevesim on Fri Feb 3rd, 2012 at 06:30:27 PM EST
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ah now that brings up one of the tracks I would have in my desert Island selection David Byrne and Brian Eno's Jezebel Spirit. (which I keep thinking I'll put together for Helens diary.)

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Feb 3rd, 2012 at 06:49:19 PM EST
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the idea was for you to do your own diary

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sat Feb 4th, 2012 at 03:29:53 AM EST
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Yes, that was what I had thought you meant. And that the comments should be in response to the diarist's selections, right?  I'm still making my way through listening to all of your pieces before commenting, and before I even consider peeking at Strange Fruit by Frank.
by sgr2 on Sat Feb 4th, 2012 at 12:21:12 PM EST
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