Please note, most of the opinions of English legal practice are those of the writer, Mr. White. I do not agree with many of them, but it was easier to write it this way. My comments and emphases are in italics. For my current story, I was looking for information on UK trial procedure, especially … Continue reading Oh my lord…
Irony, thy name is Disney’s Animated “Robin Hood”
Early this morning, I had the "Phony King of England" running through my head. In it, Little John sings, "Oh the world will sing of an English King thousand years from now And not because he passed some laws Or had that lofty brow" And it suddenly occurred to me, the only thing most people … Continue reading Irony, thy name is Disney’s Animated “Robin Hood”
In honor of the day….
The Ides of March by Lisa E. Pugh with apologies to Dr. Seuss The citizens of Rome liked Julius a lot. But the Senators at the Capitol did not. Those men loathed Julius, right down to his sandals: His power, his ego, his ambitions and scandals. His tongue was too clever, his manner too slick. … Continue reading In honor of the day….
1912-13 and 1927-28 music for Unexpected Danger and its sequel
Since Christopher Tobias' last access to popular music before Unexpected Danger was 1913, I thought I'd look into the sort of thing he might have heard. These are what I came up with. The Peelenium links are original recordings from the time period chosen to represent their time-periods in a millenium celebration (1999). http://peel.wikia.com/wiki/Peelenium_1912 http://peel.wikia.com/wiki/Peelenium_1913 … Continue reading 1912-13 and 1927-28 music for Unexpected Danger and its sequel
Britain’s Roaring 20’s music
This is the same group as before. A little more specific in geographical area, a little less on date. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeVAA05EuK4
Music of 1928
An interesting selection of music from the time of Unexpected Danger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3S7wcwSVaw
An interesting view of 1928 London
I found this on YouTube. It's a great snapshot of a time, including the styles of vehicles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEFte5-Mbi8
Fascinating take on a Christmas Favorite
"Smart Bitches, Trashy Books" put out an interesting essay on Romantic Love in "A Christmas Carol." Must admit, I never thought of it, but it makes sense and adds depth to what I thought was a convention of the time. http://smartbitchestrashybooks.com/2017/12/tale-true-love-romance-christmas-carol/
Unexpected Danger gets 4 stars!
Whiskey with my Book gave Unexpected Danger 4 stars! So proud! https://whiskeywithmybook.wordpress.com/2017/12/12/unexpected-danger-by-lisa-pugh-review/
History: And They Call Economics “the Cynical Science!”
When popular and academic history won't let you appreciate beauty.