The roles of Taylor Swift and James Corden in the next Cats the film was revealed after months of conjecture. The singer, who joined the cast of Tom Hooper in the adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic in July, will play Bombalurina, Deadline reported after the announcement of the complete cast of Universal and Working […]
During five weeks of Dark Matter(s) study group, large scale reading, film and television resources within Gothic Literature of the Victorian period have been investigated and extended in depth.The definition of dark matter(s) here is mainly the gothic sensibility.The texts from Gothic genre is full of strange, perverse, not-mainstream, uncertain and illegitimate elements.In nowadays […]
I have to tell the truth: I am not a skirt kind of woman. That isn’t to say that I have any problem with my legs. I fact, I am very lucky to have inherited my mother’s legs – although mine are much longer than hers. She’s about 5 feet tall (5’4” if you count […]
We’ve sung a lot of different pieces over the years for our choir Christmas programs at church; it’s been a joy to gain familiarity with some of the very fine composers of such music. One of the more interesting is Alfred Burt, introduced to me close to twenty years ago by our long-time director John […]
A Christmas carol (also called a noël, from the French word meaning “Christmas”) is a carol (song or hymn) whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas, and which is traditionally sung on Christmas itself or during the surrounding holiday season. Christmas carols may be regarded as a subset of the broader category of Christmas […]
The teaching agency that I work for is located at a large shopping mall in the center of Phuket island, Thailand. For several years, a huge Christmas tree would be installed in late November directly outside of our entrance. Two or three years ago, this tree went airborne during a massive windstorm and pieces of […]
Royal blue dupioni hi- low fit and flare dress with POCKETS! What could be better! Lined, invisible zipper. Flat measurements; 19.5”/15”/hips free. Length in front 40”, and 44” in the back.
Lunata’s founders said the investment will allow them to scale quickly to secure a place as a leader in cordless and beauty tech.
The Dreyfus Affair was a confrontation between two views of what sort of society France should be. Commonly called l’Affaire in France, it was the case of a Jewish army officer, Alfred Dreyfus, who was wrongly convicted of spying for Germany in 1894. Dreyfus was later pardoned in 1899. Within the Affair, there were two […]
Guest post by Professor Barbara Goff What can students of ancient Greece and Rome do to mark the centenary of some British women obtaining the vote? Surely ancient history had nothing to do with the struggles for suffrage? In fact, as an exhibition in the Classics Department of the University of Reading currently shows, the […]
Advent is perhaps my favorite season of the liturgical year. One reason is that I knew nothing of Advent while growing up as a Fundamentalist—there was Christmas and Easter, and really nothing else to mark any sort of sacred day or season (that would have been “Romanish” and “pagan”). The irony, I suppose, is that […]