After 1009 days of preparation and the Prime Minister's explicit promise that today was the day the UK stepped away out of its European Union membership after 40 years...
I inadvertently saw Ghostbusters on opening night, that most maligned of maybe, not quite remake reboots ... that got me thinking about the 1980s, where everything from publicity, film production to politics and projection has changed. This isn't really a review, but really features spoilers. Monday 11 July 2016. A day, like everyone so far this July,... Continue Reading →
I’ve rediscovered Tennis… And the season’s only half over. Game Murray should never have risked mentioning the outgoing Prime Minister The Wimbledon men’s final was blitzed by Andy Murray this afternoon, in three disappointingly light sets against first-time Canadian grand slam finalist, Milos Raonic. Suited under a glaring surprise sun, lodged at the end of a... Continue Reading →
No polemic yay or nay that image elementally says it all for me. No, this is a not-so-quick glimpse at the extraordinary state Britain finds itself in mid-2016. Doesn’t Eurovision seem a long time ago? I know, everyone’s thinking about that today. And still people are clamoring for a Referendum rendition of Sweden’s Love Love Peace... Continue Reading →
Ah Eurovision... "Love shine a light..." So soon, has it really been a year? Truth is, little takes over May like Eurovision, which is saying a lot in the UK where it competes from the centrepoint of two public holidays. But yet again, while it seems ever-bigger every year, little else fades from view so quickly. That's... Continue Reading →