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Wonder of a family tale

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I have a dream... if you see the wonder of a fam'ly tale...
I believe in ---
The Durrells!
I am dreaming. Oh well I did say 'I have a dream...'?
I am only up to watching the trailer right now since I do not even know where in the name of all Thai TV stations or something like Thai PBS or Netflix Thailand can I find this series.
And I saw Kitty Butler! (Tipping the Velvet) Aha! Why didn't I think of watching other films that star Keely Hawes?
Maybe now I will.

Lace and Expectations

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"Lace is a thing like hope. It is beauty; it is grace.
It was never meant to destroy so many lives."
Lace also usually associates well with tenderness, delicateness.  But how does it end up destroying lives? Author Iris Anthony weaves a story of "fleeting beauty, mad obsession and ephemeral hope." Ruins of Lace is for historical fiction fans, and is going to be published on October 1st 2012. More info here.


[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="150"] Charles Dickens' great-great-great-grandchildren, Rob Charles Dickens, and Rachel Dickens Green, lay flowers at the grave during a ceremony at Westminster Abbey to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of the English novelist on February 7, 2012 in London, England. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)[/caption]

Remember Pip, the orphan who rose to wealth, and got affected by the improvement of his circumstances? If you think you have seen Pip somewhere in the news last week, I do…