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Thursday, 23 December 2010

White Christmas



Steam trains and snow - at Christmas? Really, what could be better.

Wishing you all a Happy Christmas.

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

I'm Spartacus!



Well, I'm not of course, but he is. He's also Vincent van Gogh as far as I'm concerned.

So, another day and another birthday of a long lived movie star and cultural icon. A proper icon as well.

Born in 1916, and 94 today. You can read about him here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirk_Douglas

And see a fairly recent interview (below), where Mr Douglas talks about the stroke that afflicted him.

Or, why not look him up on MySpace, if you take part in such things - he's apparently the oldest celeb on it and quite accessible, as these things go.

Monday, 6 December 2010

Hey, Blondie!



A Happy Birthday to Eli Wallach, born 7th December 1915 and 95 today.

You can read about him here

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eli_Wallach

And see a recent interview here:



I thought I might have forgotten how to work this blogger, but I haven't, surprisingly.