Luck of the Irish

It’s been awhile, dear friends, but never fear, Popcorn Dinner is back! Ages ago I did a post about my favourite English movies promising more movie snapshots from the British Isles in the future. The time is now! I dubbed March “Irish Movie Month” (and yes, I recognize it’s now almost May, but that’s sometimes how long these things take) and had loads of fun watching a bunch of films with a distinctly Irish flavour. I’ve never actually been to Ireland – an oversight from my time living in the UK that I hope to rectify someday soon – but here’s an overview of what I’ve learned about the country from the movies, whatever your mood or preferences… Continue reading


Reunited and I feel so old…

This summer marked my 20th high school reunion. I’m having a difficult time wrapping my head around it. I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. I know I’m supposed to have a plan, to have that all figured out by now. But I don’t. In the immortal words of Phoebe Buffay from Friends, “I don’t even have a pla.”

Due to the vigilant efforts of my former classmates, there was a reunion held in our high school town a few weeks ago. I was away at the time and couldn’t attend, but thought I would share my jumble of thoughts and movie-related connections about the big event here. 

Thanks for the memories PVEC

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