Maya Angelou, phenomenal woman

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The world has lost a phenomenal woman. Rest in peace Maya Angelou. “Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips, The stride of my … Read More

Alfred Hitchcock

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Alfred Hitchcock was one of the pioneers of the Psychological Thriller genre. He used many different plot devices to get the viewer interested in the characters, and then often used a surprise ending. He is lauded as the most famous filmmaker in the British Cinema. He started out in the silent film era, designing the titles for the silent films. It … Read More

Disneyland

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Disneyland was built in Anaheim, California way back in 1955. The park was the only one which was personally designed and built by Walt Disney. He envisioned that people would come to the park to relive his famous animated movies come to life. Source: google.com via Stephanie on Pinterest Disneyland, the park layout The park is laid out into ” lands” … Read More

Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is known as the Queen of Crime. Her books are translated into numerous languages,  her 66 novels and short story collections have sold over four billion copies world wide since their publication. Biography of Agatha Christie Agatha Christie was born in in 1890 in Turquay Devon, England. She was home schooled and when her father died when she was … Read More

MoMA – The Museum of Modern Art

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Interview with Amilia -former Director of the Westwood Art Association on Westwood Blvd in Los Angeles “I was the Director of the Westwood Art Association when MoMA was being built during the 1970’s. I was very enthusiastic about this project because most other museums at that time would not exhibit Modern Art and there was a real need for such an … Read More

The American Dream

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What is the American Dream? The American dream is that everyone, regardless of their social position is entitled to succeed in life. The United States was founded upon the ideal that there was no fixed social position. Anyone could become famous and successful. There are many examples about people who started out with nothing, from poor families and by their … Read More

Top American Universities

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It is time again for University students to start the new semester. A college education is very important in the modern world. Most professions expect applicants to have at least a BA and many require further study. The competition for jobs is mirrored in the competition of universities for the top students. Since you are going to be spending at … Read More

How do the American Elections work?

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Every four years American all over the world vote for who will be their President for the next four years. Elections years are very important, so it is best to understand exactly how this system works.  It is based on the electoral College and population of the state. There are many political parties in the United States, but only two … Read More

Hollywood

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When I hear the word Hollywood, I always think of the movies! Glamour, Movie Stars, Rock and Roll Club, and Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood is all this and more. People actually live in Hollywood as well. The Beatles wrote a song about a street in Hollywood, “Blue Jay Way”  I actually went there one night and it has a beautiful view of the … Read More