Amanda Gorman: The Hill We Climb
When Amanda Gorman read her poem at Joe Biden's inauguration on 20 January 2021, her powerful words defined an ideal future where people unite and grow together in harmony.Read on The Guardian
Tales of the City
Created by Armistead Maupin, Tales of the City was first published on a column in an alternative weekly San Francisco paper in 1974 before becoming a series of nine books -published between 1976 and 2014- and adapted to TV in 1993. But I discovered it when the Netflix production streamed in 2019.View on IMDB
Tales of the City tells the story of people living in an apartment complex on 28 Barbary Lane. Surrounded by a beautiful garden, the residence is an oasis where everyone is loved and accepted as who they are - all made possible by the landlady, Anna Madrigal. When a middle-aged resident, Michael, states his reason for not leaving Barbary Lane, his words depict an ideal home:
"Once you feel seen by someone like Anna Madrigal makes you feel seen, you don't wanna leave."