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COUNTDOWN: 60 Days to 60

Today is Thursday June 15, 2017 and it is the 56 day until my 60th Birthday.

Been thinking again ……

« Time is the most valuable commodity on Earth for every living creature, for all plant and marine life, for every particle of dust. 134 mots de plus

Time

G-Poppers ... May 19th, 2017

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G-Pop was thinking about irritation.

It’s that fussy itch that if you scratch it, burns and stings and threatens infection.

It’s knowing that something upsets you, but you feel compelled for some reason or another, to put up with it anyway. 314 mots de plus

G-Poppers

'We'll blow everything up': French factory workers threaten bosses if demands not met

Katherine Frisk note: Nobody cares if they blowup the factory. In fact the workers will be doing the shareholders a favour. All that will happen, is they will claim on insurance for all the damage then build another factory somewhere else using Robots and 3D printing technology and where for every 1,000 factory workers they will now only need one. 29 mots de plus

Economic Report

drinking gasoline

I think I’m going through some sort of mid-life crisis. I’ll google mid-life crisis in a minute and let you know. The descriptor might be off, but one word is solid: crisis. 1 116 mots de plus

Love

Festival de Cannes 70: Blow-Up, 1967

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. 173 mots de plus

Movies

Blow-Up (1966)

DVD, Dir: Michelangelo Antonioni, with David Hemmings and Vanessa Redgrave

Antonioni . . . yeah, alienation, ennui . . . whatever.

Visually, it is something else: nuns and guardsmen at the edges of a frenetically and somewhat joylessly swinging London. 289 mots de plus

Films

Film #597: Blow-Up (1966)

Despite my look at foreign language films being over, I’m still coming across English-language pictures that have been helmed by foreign directors. A case in point is 1966’s Blow-Up which was the first English language movie of Italian Michelangelo Antonioni but was set in contemporary London during the swinging sixties era. 792 mots de plus

Best Director