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Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace

To Buckingham Palace to Visit The Queen

My Royalist mother would have been smiling down at me from her seat on the right-hand side of God, as the taxi arrived to pick me up to meet the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Today would have been her seventy-third birthday, so I hope she’s still smiling down at me as I write this little missive.

Nothing But a Man

Nothing But a Man (film classic)

Shot in black and white in 1964, Nothing But a Man is a simple, poignant film that tells the tale of one man’s struggle to break the chains that threaten to bind him to a life of drink, servitude, and irresponsibility. Set in the segregated

Nothing But a Man (1964) 95 min

‘Nothing But a Man’ is most impressive because it’s nothing but a love story set amongst the harsh realities of racism in America. And you don’t see that very often; black characters considered suitable leads for cinematic fiction.

Useful Links for Writers

This selection of links for writers and artists is by no mean an exhaustive list of the places on the Net where you’ll find useful advise and social networks of creative professionals individuals, so please feel free to suggest others.

Goodbye Uncle Tom: Most Perverted Film Ever?

Goodbye Uncle Tom is possibly the most politically incorrect “shockumentary” you are ever likely to see. A disgusting, perverted, apparently hysterical, look at the slave trade in the mid 1800s by Italian directors Gualtiero Jacopetti and Franco Prosperi.