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Roger Moore: The Man with the Golden Life

He always played Bond a bit louche. The ever present raised eye brow, the flowing double entendres, the jokes. Less of a deep character study as with Connery and more of a gent that was in it for the fun of it...
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A favorite revisited: The Lost City of Z

Revisiting a favorite: The Lost City of Z By RICH COHEN What drove the British, from the start of the age of empire to its closing chapters in the 20th century, to all corners of the...
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Go Always Towards the Summer

Malcolm Lowry » Go Always Towards The Summer Go Always Towards The Summer “Bad, or good, as it happens to be, that is what it is to exist! . . . It is as though I have been silent and fuddled with sleep...
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From an Olive Grove in Marrakech

We often talk about the resonance that we feel in moving through a landscape as we search for our one of a kind goods.  We immerse ourselves in the culture of a place to gain a stronger understanding of why...
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Traveling & Writing

  "My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a...
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Obsessions: Fleming’s Bond Novels

  Is there a better beach read than Fleming?  It's become a bit of a West Indies habit for us.  Chill the Rose´ wade out for a swim, dry off a bit in the sun and find Bond's mysogynistic cruelty come to...