Flowers And Movies

I’ve watched an interesting variety of movies over the last week (you can watch the trailers if you click on the movie title) and I’m surprised that the ones I would recommend were the horror and French films.  I loved watching the mother and daughter roles played out wonderfully by Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche in The…

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Monday Musings

Love those peaceful days that begin with coffee and banana bread on the deck followed by enjoying a snack or two throughout the day surrounded by birds, flowers blooming, bunnies, Harper monitoring the snacks and the day ending with the most fabulous rare visitor stopping by to say goodnight.

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Thursday Tunes – Celtic Swing

Van Morrison and Joey DeFrancesco

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The Week In Seven Photos

My love of photography, cinema and peaceful walks were brought together this week when I had the chance to wander through a few of the 20 beautiful gardens that surround the Cranbrook House, capture photos using the cinematic feature on the Hipstamatic app and later in the day enjoy another “horticultural escape” through the beautiful…

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Flowers And Movies

I always love when I can add another favorite to my lists and this week the absolutely wonderful documentary Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy was added.  I loved my introduction to Diana Kennedy, enough that I’m determined to start cooking again since our restaurant days are on hold, and “Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy provides an intimate look…

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Flowers And Movies

A walk in the morning with Harper enjoying the flowers followed by a mini Meryl Streep film festival that began with It’s Complicated, which I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve watched for the wonderful bakery, home and garden scenes, followed by Julie & Julia and The Devil Wears Prada.

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Flowers And Movies

The street and society photographer Bill Cunningham was an artist “who saw beauty at every turn” and in the wonderful documentary, The Times Of Bill Cunningham, the fashion historian in a 1994 interview shares wonderful stories about his life and the film includes an incredible collection of previously unpublished photographs from his archive of over 3 million images.

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