Monthly Archives: March 2017

Hail Hail Rock and Roll

Hail Hail Rock and Roll Chuck Berry(1926-20017). John Lennon said that another word for rock and roll could be Chuck Berry. Right On. Though Maybellene, Rock and Roll Music and Johnny B Goode are quoted by the Rock and Roll … Continue reading

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Ja Haar Oorlog

Ja Haar Oorlog For those cant speak Dutch, this means, Yes Its War. With the election out of the way there is nothing to stop the Dutch and the Turks stopping the Jaw Jaw and going for the  War War. … Continue reading

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Vanity All Vanity

Vanity All Vanity I am vain. I regularly weigh myself. Between 13.9 and 14 stone since you ask. Up half a stone since I gave up trekking and running four years ago. Slight gut but not too bad. Enough I … Continue reading

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Elle of a Movie

Elle of a Movie You live with a dominant woman and then two more come along. First humourless Hedda and then the amazing Isabelle Huppert in Elle.  Hell of a movie. Ok its a black comedy, revenge noir, a feminist … Continue reading

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Perfect Weekend

Perfect Weekend Every month FT’s How To Spend It magazine asks someone to describe their perfect weekend. This week it was the wonderful designer Paul Smith. Here I have a go. There are many weekends when we are away. However, … Continue reading

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Hedda Gabler Ate My Hampster

Hedda Gabler Ate My Hamster Is of course fake news, but what a bitch. Like many we went last week to the movie theatre to see the much praised National Theatre production of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler. Like most drama written … Continue reading

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Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Maybe  her sister Vanessa Bell. These two remarkable women ,the heart of the legendary Bloomsbury group have been described as being “close, loving and rivalrous.” Elsewhere referred to as “more like twins than sisters”. In … Continue reading

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