P.L. Travers & Walt Disney (final part)

➡️First part➡️Second part➡️Third part➡️ Fourth part➡️ Fifth part In the early 1940s, when Walt Disney’s daughters fell in love with the book “Mary Poppins”, their father promised them he would adapt the enchanting story into an enchanting movie.Disney spent the next 20 years trying to keep the promise made to his daughters and purchase the… Read More  P.L. Travers & Walt Disney (final part)


Harry Browne (17 June 1933 – 2006) was an American politician, libertarian writer and public speaker, investment analyst and the author of more than twenty books and thousands of articles. In his 1995 book “Why Government Doesn’t Work” he wrote: “The politicians’ stirring phrases are meant to keep our eyes averted from the reality of… Read More War

Shakespeare’s two Annes: 1. Anne Hathaway & Sonnet 145 (third part)

Sonnet 145 One of Shakespeare’s sonnets, number 145, has been claimed to refer to Anne Hathaway through the words “hate away”, which  may be a pun (in Elizabethan pronunciation) on “Hathaway”. Also the following words, “And saved my life”, would have been indistinguishable in pronunciation from “Anne saved my life”. This sonnet, which is placed… Read More Shakespeare’s two Annes: 1. Anne Hathaway & Sonnet 145 (third part)

Carl Sagan

✽ “We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.” Carl Sagan, astronomer and writer (9 Nov 1934-1996) ✽ “The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that in glory and in… Read More Carl Sagan