Tag: bygone days

Mildred Pierce on HBO

Kate Winslet does a great job of portraying long suffering, unlucky in love, sharp business woman, and often incredibly dim Depression era damsel Mildred Pierce.  Mildred’s husband leaves her, one of her two daughters dies, and she starts her own

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Toast on the BBC

I read Nigel Slater’s toast a couple of years back and really loved it.  A wonderfully odd little book about food, sex, and the glories of an Aga Range. The BBC film is a little glimpse into those bygone days

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