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Showing posts with label James Stewart. Show all posts
Showing posts with label James Stewart. Show all posts

Friday 2 July 2021

Nice Bright Red Rim!

My uncle had a rabbit's foot for 30 years. His other foot was quite normal - Tom Griffin
Welcome to the Friday Feeling 🎈
Nice big hug to start the day off with :)
Brew with breakfast.
Gets one son up for school.
Gives out sloppy wet πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹
Now to do the final day of the week at lollipop 🍭
Summer coat goes on...
Tree Picture.
Now for the fun to start 🎈
Most of the drivers were stopping.
It's the otherside of the road when they are failing to stop.
No Lambo or Mclaren sports cars today.
The sun is starting to come out \o/.
Finished in one piece.
I gets the newspaper on the way home.
Much needed coffee time...
Now to catch up with two blog posts...
My new red rim for my lollipop stick arrived in the post.
(Younger son will attempt to put it on later)
Light lunchtime.
I am taking a bottle of water with me,
As it is feeling quite warm out there!
It was getting quite warm.
The Summer Coat went on with those big big sunglasses!

I chattered with the woman who I gave some plants to on Wednesday.
Few car drivers were in a hurry not to stop on the otherside of the road.
Boing Boing on the car roof nearly!
As soon as I finished in one piece, the summer coat was off for another week!
Back home for a much needed lolly!
The old rim was took off Lollipop...
New rim was added.
Let's hope it's not to bright for the car drivers to see on Monday!
The tea was put on the oven.
Tidied up the kitchen again.
Gave hubby a nice wet sloppy πŸ’‹ when he came home.
Nice fish and chips for tea...
(We had sweet potato chips)
While hubby went to do the shopping with younger son,
I had a nice soak in the bath! 
Then to catch up with today's newspaper.
James  Stewart  was an American actor. Known for his distinctive drawl and everyman screen persona, Stewart's film career spanned 80 films from 1935 to 1991. With the strong morality he portrayed both on and off the screen, he epitomized the "American ideal" in the twentieth century. In 1999, the American Film Institute (AFI) ranked him third on its list of the greatest American male actors. 
He died on this day in 1997 aged 89
Now to make the most of this Friday Feeling🎈

Monday 20 May 2019

Quick Quick, Rush, Rush!

Every Monday morning is new hope -  Maira Kalman
Welcome aboard the Wobbly work wheel 🎑
 I had the normal nudge...for tea...
I gave everyone sloppy πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹
I enjoyed my first coffee ...
Washing machine went on.
Watered the vegetables in the back garden.
Light lunch time.. ↓
 Going for a quick ride in Sexy Beast.
 Pops into see my dad.
I order my dad some new clothes.
Now to check the Birthdays.
James Stewart : was an American actor and military officer who is among the most honored and popular stars in film history. With a career that spanned 62 years, Stewart was a major Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract player who was known for his distinctive drawl and down-to-earth persona, which helped him often portray American middle-class men struggling in crisis. Many of the films in which he starred have become enduring classics.
Stewart was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one for The Philadelphia Story (1940), and received an Academy Lifetime Achievement award in 1985. 
He would have been 111 years old.
(He died aged 89 years old in 1997)
John Robert Cocker OBE,better known as Joe Cocker: was an English singer. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance, and distinctive versions of popular songs of varying genres.
Cocker's recording of The Beatles' "With a Little Help from My Friends" reached number one in the UK in 1968.
He would have been 75 years old.
(He died aged 70 years in 2014)
 Louis Theroux: is a British-American documentary filmmaker, journalist and broadcaster.
Theroux is best known for his documentary series, including Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends, When Louis Met..., and his BBC Two specials. His career started in journalism and it bears the influences of notable writers in his family, such as his father Paul and his brother Marcel. The BBC has produced all of his documentaries and television series. He has received two British Academy Television Awards and a Royal Television Society Television Award for his work.
He is 49 years old.
Anton Diffring : was a German character actor known for his portrayal of German officers and aristocrats in many film and TV appearances.Villainous German officers, in Albert R.N. (1953) and The Colditz Story (1955). Some of his more notable roles as German characters were in The Heroes of Telemark (1965), The Blue Max (1966), Where Eagles Dare (1968), as SS officer Reinhard Heydrich in Operation Daybreak (1975) and the match commentator in Escape to Victory (1981), though he also played a Polish parachutist in The Red Beret (1953). He played Hitler's foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop in the American mini-series The Winds of War (1983). In the Italian war movie Uccidete Rommel, shot in an Egyptian desert in 1969, he played the role of a British officer of the SAS. 
He died aged 72 in 1989. 
 BBC bans the Beatles' "A Day in the Life" because of drug references in 1967
 Blue skies!
 Singing all the way home↓
 I had a much needed coffee..
Comes back from my other job...↓
 Enjoying some sunshine!
 Nice bit of veggie stir fry↓
 It starts to rain,
Just as we nip to Morrisons.
 Goes round to see my dad.
Comes back....↓
Off to do final job of the day with some great music...
 I crawled to my bed....
As my roller boots were red hot! 

Wednesday 17 April 2019

No Connection To The .....

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our sunshine - Henry Ward Beecher
Welcome to my Hump of the Week 🐫
Had the normal nudge for tea...
Gave hubby a sloppy πŸ’‹ before he left for work.
Time to open the windows, and wake the kids up!
Once they were dressed and had breakfast.
Quick coffee and nibbles↓
 Back on the walking wheel...↓
 The blossom is out on the Pear Tree.
Nice easy walk to fetch the newspaper..
 Will have to go another way tomorrow,
Didn't crack the mile!
I had a quick look at the Birthdays
 William Holden: Was an American actor who was one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1950s and 1960s. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the film Stalag 17 (1953), and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for the television film The Blue Knight (1973). Holden starred in some of Hollywood's most popular and critically acclaimed films, including Sunset Boulevard, Sabrina, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Wild Bunch, Picnic and Network. He was named one of the "Top 10 Stars of the Year" six times (1954–1958, 1961), and appeared as 25th on the American Film Institute's list of 25 greatest male stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema.
He would have been 101 years old.
(He died aged 63 in 1981)
Ronald Wycherley better known by his stage name Billy Fury: Was an English singer from the late 1950s to the mid 1960s, and remained an active songwriter until the 1980s. Rheumatic fever, which he first contracted as a child, damaged his heart and ultimately contributed to his death. An early British rock and roll (and film) star, he equalled the Beatles' record of 24 hits in the 1960s, and spent 332 weeks on the UK chart, without a chart-topping single or album.
He would have been 79 years old.
(He died aged 42 in 1983)
David  Bradley : Is an English actor. He is known for playing Argus Filch in the Harry Potter film series, Walder Frey in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones and Abraham Setrakian in the FX horror series The Strain. He is also an established stage actor with a career that includes a Laurence Olivier Award for his role in a production of King Lear.
Other acting credits include the BBC series Our Friends in the North, the ITV series Broadchurch (for which he won the best supporting actor award at the 2014 British Academy Television Awards), and the films Hot Fuzz, The World's End and Captain America: The First Avenger. 
He is 77 years old.
Jan Hammer :  Is a Czech-American musician, composer and record producer. He first gained his most visible audience while playing keyboards with the Mahavishnu Orchestra in the early 1970s, as well as his film scores for television and film including "Miami Vice Theme" and "Crockett's Theme", from the 1980s television program, Miami Vice. He has continued to work as both a musical performer and producer, expanding to producing film later in his career.
He is 71 years old.  
 Eddie Cochran, American rock vocalist and guitarist (C'Mon Everybody), dies at 21 in a car crash in 1960.
Jimmy Stewart accepts an honorary Oscar on behalf of his friend Gary Cooper, who is too ill to attend in 1961

 *No internet for no one this morning...
We have things to do...*
Both kids helped put up the garden arches↓
 I was potting plants!
 There is four garden arches now to support my Wisteria plant..↑
(Which is now springing back into life)
It was so nice to sit in the sunshine...
(Vitamin D time!)
 Late Liquid Lunch↓
 After I came back from my job,
the sun was still shining...
 I did a nice roast pork evening meal.
We caught up with..
I finally got caught up with this blog, by writing two blog entries...
Hubby started to snore in the armchair, so I sent him upstairs to bed.
(I remind myself to put my ear-plugs in before I fall asleep!)
We are going to have a nice Easter weekend....time for the πŸ‘™ to come out?