Tag Archives: Films

…not as we know it. ~ Stuart France

* …Moments later the bars of blue light shimmered into three tightly clad figures. Kirk, glanced expectantly around the room and sighed. Spock arched a well manicured eye-brow skyward. “An empty writing room,” pronounced Sulu, somewhat redundantly. Kirk’s hand held … Continue reading

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Eggses!… Stuart France

* The egg… of Conception. The egg… of Birth. The egg… of Life. The egg… of Death. * Reblogged from Stuart France

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Shadowlands and the magic lantern…

Every so often, I need a break from whatever is currently occupying my attention. Occasionally, I will watch a film. These are usually whatever I can find online and I seldom have a clear idea of what I fancy until … Continue reading

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Stratford-Strange… Stuart France

* “I don’t know what you mean?” “Well, the first thing was our conversation before we’d even properly decided we were going to Stratford…” “Which one?” “Statues!” “Oh, that one. It didn’t strike me as particularly strange.” “Except we both … Continue reading

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Time Lines II… Stuart France

* … “In later Assyrian Mythology, Anzu becomes Pazuzu.” “Am I missing something, here?” “Pazuzu is a ‘wind demon’ responsible for bringing plague and pestilence, and whatever else we may think about the notions of a demon, in that region … Continue reading

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Eyes for an Eye… Stuart France

* “You know of what I speak, Gandalf. A great eye, lidless, wreathed in flame.” * I recall struggling to formulate this image when first reading Tolkien’s masterpiece. Even with the help of the cover illustrations it seemed to me … Continue reading

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Guest author: Olga Núñez Miret – Apropos of nothing

Thanks to Sue Vincent for asking me to be a guest and write something for her blog. Oh, Sue, you don’t know what you’ve done. Since you asked me, several weeks ago, and I told you I was taking a … Continue reading

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Lantern of the Gods… Stuart France #writephoto

* Maggot always gets his man… Wherever they go. However far they flee. However cunningly they hide… * Maggot enters The Old George: legendary menagerie of care-worn dreamers. This evening’s vibrantly clad gathering part to allow him to the bar. … Continue reading

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Earth’s Ore… by Stuart France

* “Oh, and Bilbo, if you should, in fact, find a live Dragon down there, don’t waken it.” The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. * * Some are called… The Dragon speaks. Some are taken… The Dragon sleeps. * * … Continue reading

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