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I live in Australia, my ancestry is in Cornwall. a Celt. a hedgewitch of sorts. I am an Earth Healer. I wear upcycled clothes, patchouli oil and Redback boots. A gypsy. An eccentric. a mystic. I am a searcher, a seeker, a pilgrim on Earth. I serve my guests, tea from an old silver teapot. I love Vervain, yarrow, chamomile & mint. I love to dream, to walk and to wonder

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February 12, 2006

ladies in lavender


definately on my wish list !
ladies in lavender * haven't seen it as yet but have heard lots & lots about it * love both Judi Dench & Maggie Smith. I am sure this will be one of those movies that I can watch time and time again..snuggling with hot cocoa. You know what I mean.....


"two spinster sisters, Ursula and Janet (Judi Dench and Maggie Smith), live in an old house by the sea in 1930s Cornwall, England. Their pleasant but uneventful routine of beach walks, reading, sewing, and tea time is interrupted when Andreas, a handsome young Polish violinist (Daniel Bruhl, from GOODBYE, LENIN!) washes ashore, barely alive. The girls nurse him back to health and for the never-married Ursula it's a case of first love far too late in life. She helps him overcome the language barrier, only to possibly lose him to a younger woman"

9 Comments:

Blogger Peggy said...

Oh Ms Robyn,I have the DVD and love the movie!!! It ranks up in my top five of favorites. Wish we lived closer I would have you over for lunch and watch the movie.

11:56 am  
Blogger Tongue in Cheek Antiques said...

Okay, your place or mine? Whoever receives it first has to call the other and invite them over! Or we can go over to Peggy's house and watch it? Who wants to come? I'll bring the cheese and baguettes! Should I bring wine too?

12:10 pm  
Blogger Maggie Ann said...

Sounds good! I thought at first it was a Hallmark movie I have. Time for popcorn...smile.

1:04 pm  
Blogger Amy said...

I've heard about this movie too, it's suppose to be quite good, would love to see it too.

3:59 pm  
Blogger Miss Eagle said...

I came away from "Ladies" praising Charles Dance who brought the story from a short story to the screen. The insight into the older woman's sexuality and sensuality in Judi Dench's charcter is stunning. Few males have it. And to bring this to the screen in the way it was done demanded great understanding and sensitivity. The Grand Dames are wonderful - and so is the Cornish garden. You will love it.

7:12 pm  
Blogger Cookie said...

I saw this movie with my best friend and we both absolutely adored it! You must make a day of it...a gorgeous lunch or afternoon tea would complete the experience. ENJOY !!!

7:57 pm  
Blogger Carol said...

Oh that sounds fab and like a movie I'd love to watch as well! I'll look out for that DVD! Thanks for the tip Robyn! Or we all meet up at Corey's place ;-), it's only ca. 1.600 km away from here, but still much closer than Australia though.

9:34 pm  
Blogger Garden girl said...

A polish violinist....where can I find one??? I promise to be gentle on him! Trust old judi dench to have ALL the luck!
I have seen this film in the store but havent gotten round to seeing it - I'll wait for your review.
oh and thanks ever so for including my bloggie on you rlist of links!!! cheers robyn!!!

12:42 am  
Blogger herhimnbryn said...

see it soon! see it soon!
These two grande dames of the theatre, bring this gentle story to life.
I saw it at our local outdoor cinema under the stars and was truly enchanted.

9:04 pm  

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