Tags » Simon Mayo

The Year in Books :: November

Arrrggh! The dreaded reading slump seems to be upon me!  Following on from a good September I seem to have fizzled out in my reading in the second half of October.   422 more words

Books And Reading

(Gordon) Bennet

I genuinely have no idea about this band, except that I assume they are British, based on the subject matter of the song and the lack of a foreign accent in the singer(s) voice(s).   211 more words

Robert Downey Jr. Took Home The Giant 'A' From 'The Avengers'

Robert Downey Jr. is a suave motherf*cker of numerous entertaining scenes and uncanny dolphin impressions. And now he’s also the proud owner of the 30-foot-tall “A” on Stark Tower which survived the Battle For New York in… 277 more words


Inspira L Carpets

I don’t know if I remember seeing this on Top of the Pops, or if I just think I remember, as it’s a bit of film I’ve seen several times since.   178 more words

Celebrating Jacqueline Wilson's 100th book

Right, I’m vertical again. Have had four hours of sleep, so this will be absolutely fine. It seems I wasn’t even the most far flung guest at last night’s Opal Plumstead bash at the Ritz. 665 more words