Everyone was saying that it was finally the end of empire, the end of. .You miss it too, don’t you? Josh nods. Breaks my bloody heart, he says.
Everyone was saying that it was finally the end of empire, the end of colonial rule, the end of the Western century. A thin smile from Principal Smith. Oh, our students don’t dream of becoming English, Mr. Budd. They harbor no ambitions to become British. They dream of becoming international. Becoming international. You were always a tourist, Josh tells me in an Irish bar full of Englishmen in business suits. Sentimental about the locals.
My parents were quite young when they met at a badminton club in the 1930s
My parents were quite young when they met at a badminton club in the 1930s. Dad was the second son so, although he won a place to go to university, he couldn’t go because there was no money. Nothing too traumatic happened to either of them during the war, and they enjoyed the social mobility and different life that it brought. Mum took part in amateur dramatics; Dad learned the boogie-woogie piano and could have gone to Canada to pursue a music career. No Cunning Plan by Tony Robinson is published by Sidgwick & Jackson, £20. Tony Robinson will be giving a talk and Q&A at Bristol Old Vic on Sunday 6 November, ideasfestival.
Sir Tony Robinson says he has spoken to most of the cast about a reunion. Sir Tony, who played Baldrick in all four series of the sitcom, joked that they might struggle to pay Laurie, who went on to become a major star in the US with medical hit drama House. Robinson told The Sun (£): "I do think a new series of Blackadder is on the cards.
B: No, no, no, not at all, he’s the tall, thin-faced one. 1 A: Was that his brother, the dark-skinned, wavy-haired one? . 3 A: So Charlene’s that rather plump, fair-haired woman, is she? B: No, you’re looking at the wrong one. 1 A: Was that his brother, the dark-skinned, wavy-haired one? B: No, completely the opposite, his brother’s. 2 A: She’s always quite well -dressed, so I’ve heard 3 A: So Charlene’s that rather plump, fair-haired woman, is she? B: No, you’re looking at the wrong one. Charlene’s. 4 A: So, tell us about the new boss; good looking?
This is your new nurse, Mary Poppins. It wouldn't be good for them.
This is your new nurse, Mary Poppins. Jane, Michael, say how do you do! And these' - she waved her hand at the babies in their cots -'are the Twins. Mary Poppins regarded them steadily, looking from one to the other as though she were making up her mind whether she liked them or not. 'Will we do?' said Michael. Michael, don't be naughty,' said his Mother. As it did not seem as though Mary Poppins were going to say any more - though she sniffed a great deal - Jane, too, remained silent. But when she bent down to undo her bag, Michael could not restrain himself. What a funny bag!' he said, pinching it with his fingers.
She left a job for me. Secrets to keep. I tried, I tried to honor her memory. I tried to keep those secrets, but I don't think I did the right thing. Her parents are hurting. I don't know what I'm supposed to do. I just - I wanted to take care of Hannah
Ah, the Internet, a purveyor of viral, inspiring quotes to be reblogged on Tumblr and memes. One of the most prominent names attached to popular quotes is that of physicist Albert Einstein.
Ah, the Internet, a purveyor of viral, inspiring quotes to be reblogged on Tumblr and memes. Normally, the reblogging happens as soon as Einstein's name gets tacked on. After all, who would argue with one of history's most brilliant men? The only problem is that Einstein didn't say these 13 post-worthy quotes. Chalk it up to alternative facts or clever memes or sheer laziness, but these quotes have managed to thrive.