Eileen West

18 Apr 19
Silent London

This is an extended version of the screening notes I wrote for the screening of The Parson’s Widow at the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival 2019. That screening was accompanied brilliantly by John Sweeney – who will be playing live for the film in Bristol soon. See details below. Don’t let the forbidding reputation of Carl […]

17 Apr 19
Vancouver Sun

Lisa Billett claims that she was treated unfairly by the real estate company she works for after a male colleague allegedly assaulted her.

17 Apr 19
Access Genealogy

A complete listing of all available online Berkshire County Massachusetts cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc.

17 Apr 19
Lillis Funeral Home, New Milford, CT

Ellen Elizabeth Moore of West Hartford, CT died at home surrounded by family love Tuesday April 16, 2019 at the age of 86. She was born the daughter of the late Frederick H. and Margaret (Broderick) Moore in Winsted, CT November 10, 1932. In 1936 she moved with her family to New Milford, CT, where […]

17 Apr 19
Alice in HK land

Read the original article in Chinese here at: 旗袍百年:它不是小黑裙,但一樣超越時光 | 方太初     “Life is a magnificent gown that is infested with fleas.” This timeless quote by renowned Chinese author Eileen Chang has transcended her lifetime and has been preserved for future generations of readers. The magnificent yet flea-infested gown is like the many crisscrossing […]

17 Apr 19
Progressive News Service

Audience at Fox News town hall cheers for Bernie Sanders and Medicare for All. “‘…how many (of you with private insurance through your employer) are willing to transition to what the senator says, a government-run system?’ Baier asked, which was met with even more hands raising and cheers from the audience.”   https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6927821/Fox-News-host-asks-backs-Bernies-single-payer-healthcare-plan-rust-belt-crowd-erupts-cheers.html   How Bernie explained […]

17 Apr 19
Poole, the First World War and its Legacy

Poole twins Roger and Harry Carter, as Quakers, would not take up arms to fight in the First World War. They were conscientious objectors. Some ‘conchies’, in the febrile, patriotic atmosphere of the time, were wrongly dubbed cowards. Roger and Harry were anything but that. The pair joined the Friends Ambulance Unit going across to […]

17 Apr 19
2019 Making of Modern American Landscape
16 Apr 19
Wyo4News

Jack Lloyd, 80, of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.  A resident of Rock Springs since 1969 and former resident of Cokeville, WY, Mr. Lloyd died following a brief illness. He was born on January 19, 1939, in Montpelier, Idaho, the son of Gilbert […]

16 Apr 19
The Orwell Society

By Richard Lance Keeble In March we published Professor Peter Davison’s thoughts about George Orwell and film, in which Peter Davison used his experience in the industry to reflect on Orwell’s attitudes. Now Professor Richard Lance Keeble begins an examination of Orwell’s biographers and their treatment of his film work.   Orwell, in effect, invented […]

16 Apr 19
Vancouver Sun

Apparently, it wasn’t as simple as Claude Raines snapping, “Round up the usual suspects!”

16 Apr 19
What I Watched - TV With Theresa

What I Watched Today (rambling, random thoughts & annoyingly detailed recaps from real time TV watching)   General Hospital For a moment, I was unsure if I was suddenly transported to France in the middle of the night, and didn’t realize, since I turned on GH and saw news footage of the fire at Notre […]

15 Apr 19
Baggett Whittle's Blog

Key Minister Mahathir outlines the renegotiated phrases for the East Coast Rail Backlink, to be designed and mainly funded by China. By Eileen Ng for The Diplomat April 16, 2019 Malaysia’s key minister said Monday a Chinese enterprise making a rail url throughout the Southeast Asian nation will jointly enable to deal with and operate […]

15 Apr 19
MD, PhD To Be

You see, Jean went to medical school in the early 1950’s, a time when women physicians were rare. In fact, she was the sole woman in her medical school class of 75.