Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

Not So Bad After All

There’s a common theme to Christmas movies – life isn’t that bad if you stop being a greedy asshole and look around. Alastair Sim nailed that in that 1951 version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol – and Jimmy Stewart in … Continue reading

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As Different as Different Could Be

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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That Private World

Dickens is not everyone’s cup of tea – in fact hardy anyone reads him now, and probably few even know who Charles Dickens was. He was not a power-forward in the NBA or a NASCAR driver after all. Yes, recent … Continue reading

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