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Seven Costumes and A Castle

Summer greetings to all of you! I have not travelled to the Lake District, nor have I picked strawberries. But I have seen an exhibition that might interest you. 1,599 more words

The SPECTRE of a Dead 007

The dead are alive.

This is what we mean by specters. In what is likely Daniel Craig’s last 007 film, we see an immortal James Bond confronted by his entire mythology, coming to terms with his increasingly irrelevant role as an old-fashion spy in a postmodern world. 1,689 more words


Queen 'Has been Knobbled' - Shocking Omissions in Birthday Honours List

News that tangerine-hued Scottish lothario Rod Stewart has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours has received a predictably catty response from Dalston’s creative community. 327 more words


Activating the Death Grip at the Cottage

Driving to the cottage on Friday night: 

Beast: Hypothetical question: If you could be a little waterfall, a big waterfall, a stream or a babbling brook, what would you be? 1,056 more words

At Home

Alphabetical Advice

I’m not at all sure you’ll want my advice. Nevertheless, that’s the prompt…

Always look on the bright side of life, tee tum, tee tum tee tum tee tum… 589 more words

The Rattle Bag

Judy Dench sets record for most Olivier awards

Judi Dench, who since 1998 has received 7 Oscar nominations — the most earned after age 60 by any performed — last night took home her eighth… 373 more words


Marital Bliss

“Do you want to watch ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ with me tonight?”, my wife Brenda asked as I walked into the living room after supper. 548 more words