In this fascinating portrait of our social history, agony aunt and psychotherapist Philippa Perry examines our relationship with the advice column. Tracing the story of British agony aunts from the 17th century to the present day, Philippa finds that advice columnists have long been the hidden authors of society’s rules of behaviour. Laying bare these ever-changing codes of conduct, the programme uncovers the most common and revealing problems addressed over the past 300 years. Delving into magazine and newspaper archives, Philippa meets social historians to learn how the earliest problem pages made for irresistible reading. From courtship confessions to the bizarre intricacies of Victorian etiquette, Philippa puts historical questions to modern-day agony uncle Graham Norton, as she finds that many problems advice columnists grapple with are timeless.
Ye Rutang (Siqin Gaowa), a single-living woman in her late fifties, struggles to maintain a dignified life amid the dangers of Shanghai.
One of the early and by many considered to be one of Norways definitely best prog bands. Their music is a mix of heavy hard-rocking tunes, combined with clear influences from the symphonic genre. The more symphonic sound however didn't appeared until their third, and last studio album, "Janus". A great concept-album to start with. If you want the more thundering sounds coming from Aunt Mary, look for 1972s "Loaded". High-skilled musicians combined with good, creative melodies makes Aunt Mary a important Norwegian band to become acquainted with.
At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings, who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure, as she attempts to rescue an old lover.