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I was rereading chapter 1 of Margaret Morganroth Gullette’s book AGEWISE : The Eskimo On the Ice Floe. At the back of my mind lurked vague thoughts about a film group.  I decided to revisit The Ballad of Narayama which has the same theme as the Eskimo … Continue reading

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Films and demographic changes.

I thought my days of getting angry were over. Not so.  I broke my vow of remaining silent in public meetings and  spoke out in anger stunning the audience and the panel. It was at the annual Pensioners Forum for … Continue reading

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The ‘otherness’ of the older woman

November 25th 2009 The ‘otherness’ of the older woman It is very common for people to quote in an amused way their older relatives say “No I would not want to go to a retirement home and stay with all … Continue reading

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