Just an Odd Job Girl 22

Just an Odd Job Girl
Book Review: Just an Odd Job Girl by Sally Cronin   I have known Imogens all my working life; women in their middle years with varying circumstances. Through death or divorce some have no partner. Others are married, happy or otherwise. But the husband is working and the children grown and gone. An empty nest ...

Hey Joe 12

Hey Joe
  When Joe Orton’s future agent, Peggy Ramsay, said she found his first play derivative, Joe blithely replied: “I’ll try ’n write you a better one, dear.” To which she answered: “That would be gorgeous!” Peggy was referring to his one act drama called ‘Ruffian on the Stair’ aired by BBC Radio on 31 August ...

Visions of Angels 4 of 5 Songs with Meaning 7

Visions of Angels 4 of 5 Songs with Meaning
Day 4 ‘Visions of Angels’ Genesis – Trespass This is a round robin where people choose 5 meaningful songs posted 1 a day. It goes like this…. Sue Vincent: music-that-means-something-day-1-leonard-cohen nominated Sally Cronin: music-that-means-something-challenge-day-1-younger-than-springtime-south-pacific/ who nominated me…  No link necessary. You’re reading it. Standing in a forest gazing at the sun Looking at the trees ...

The Fight for Superman 15

The Fight for Superman
  Superman is not only the most lucrative comic book superhero of all time, with countless spin-offs into films, animation and television, but he was also the first. Despite being a worthy tale, the Superman saga pales in comparison with his creators’ struggles to assert their rights over their property. In 1933, 17-year-old high school ...
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