I Absolutely Love Murder, She Wrote

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    Come on Ireland!

    My Irish Dad emigrated to England in 1950. He describes the day before his departure as like ‘a wake.’ At 18 he was the eldest of nine. His Mother was not only losing a son, but her confidant, her helper, and above all the young man who filled the small cramped house...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith
    41-45, M
    Dec 11, 2010

    Murder In Celebration

     I have a friend who is an utter idealist. He recently returned from a family holiday to Florida where he visited the town of Celebration. He was bowled over by its celluloid realisation of the American dream – white picket fences et al.  “So what if it...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith
    41-45, M
    Dec 3, 2010

    Pure Genius!

    There is something about the immortal theme music and vision of Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher jogging and typing that makes this show the one thing guaranteed to relax me. I can't recall a time when MSW wasn't on the air somewhere.  No matter what day or time you're...
    ObserveGirl ObserveGirl
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 12, 2009

    Petal Road: The Beginning

    I loved our little flat, crammed full of good associations: I first made love to Carly in it, our son Dylan was conceived in it, I received the call telling me I’d got the job as a clinical pharmacist at Kings Hospital in it. But now, as Dylan was about to turn two and Carly...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 23, 2011
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