Monthly Archives: November 2015
How I Got Into….Van Morrison.
It took a while, but I got there in the end…..”Too late to stop now.” Continue reading
To my friends (actual), Friends (Facebook), Followers and Fellow-Bloggers in the USA – Happy Thanksgiving to you all. From here, it sounds like a festival of turkey dinner and Football – what’s not to love? Enjoy the holiday.
Alan Bennett is a British Institution and a National Treasure. So is Maggie Smith. The Lady In The Van reunites Bennett the writer and Smith the actor in a glorious film adaptation of Bennett’s memoir and stage play about Miss Shepherd, who … Continue reading
This was entirely down to an eye-catching cover and a display in a bookshop. Waiting for the Eurostar train to France a few years ago, I nipped into the branch of Foyle’s at St Pancras International Station. As I wouldn’t … Continue reading
The much anticipated new James Bond movie, Spectre, had a hard act to follow after Skyfall, which set the bar so high the next in the franchise would almost inevitably fall short. Spectre is good, and compared with some of the later Roger Moore … Continue reading