The snow in the mountains was melting, and Bunny had been dead for several weeks before we came to understand the gravity of our situation. The Secret History by Donna Tartt
VERY sad news indeed that The British Academy of Film and Television Arts will not be honouring Jeremy Brett with a posthumous Award.
Despite BAFTA 4 JB’s valiant fight, creating a petition and generating massive support for the cause with even several leading actors, producers and directors getting behind it, the Board of Trustees decided that their initial decisions on posthumous Awards would not change.
For many people though, Jeremy Brett will ALWAYS be THE Victorian Sherlock Holmes, and with or without a BAFTA Award, his legacy will always live on.
To read more visit bafta4jb.com
GPL Presents: Love Letter Advice from the Past!
Though today it would be rather creepy to receive, say, an email or a tweet requesting a lock of hair, it used to be the height of romance! So popular indeed was the amputation of hair in the pursuit of love that stock letters were created for the terse of word!
From: Frost’s Original Letter Writer (1867)
Call No.: 808.6 F9296 1867
Location: George Peabody Library