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Week 54: Hotel Books

One of the many joys of living where you want to be is that the ghastly business of going somewhere else can be largely avoided. Occasionally, however, even we need to be somewhere else, and have to find somewhere to lay our weary heads for a night or two. 1,031 more words

Album review – GRAHAM GREENE “Lord of Misrule”

Confession: There’s a special place in my rock’n’roll heart for rock instrumentals. Why? Maybe because I find it mesmerizing to listen to musicians when they’re speaking only through their instruments, without using words and vocals to “explain what it’s all about”. 526 more words

Album Reviews

Do You Know Garbo's Story?

Not Greta Garbo! We all know about her shining moments and then “I vant to be alone!” I am talking about the World War II spy whose handle was “Garbo”. 99 more words

People

My Teenage Boyfriends' Spoiled Me

The boys that I was hooking up with during my formative years were nice.  Maybe it was simply because they were young innocent’s and the world had not yet swallowed them up, churned them around in its’ acidic bile and spit them out a poisoned, corrupted soul.  1,055 more words

R.I.P. Richard Attenborough (1923-2014)

Late last night the sad news broke of the death at the age of 90 of Richard Attenborough (lately “Lord Attenborough”). Tributes have since poured in from around the world, both to celebrate his career as actor and director and also to acknowledge the many wider contributions of a warm and kindly human being. 345 more words

Brighton

Book review: A Burnt-Out Case

A variation of Descartes, “I suffer, therefore I am”, is one of many things upon which Graham Greene has left for us to meditate from his lesser-known novel,  934 more words

Writing

From the Page to the Screen: Triads and Complications for Fowler and His 'Quiet American'

NOTE: I am, once more, reproducing a paper I wrote while in the thoughtful care of the aforementioned Professor Masterson, who remains one of my biggest inspirations and a profound influence not just on my output as a writer, but on my contributions as a human being to this sweet little cycle we call life. 1,299 more words

Cinema