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Poco – Rose Of Cimarron

Rediscovered this tune only yesterday when it was played in Simon Mayo’s programme on Radio 2, as part of his ‘Five minute or longer’ section. 45 more words



I’d been waiting for a couple of months to see this movie and I wasn’t disappointed. Moonlight trailer is a daring, heart-breaking and truly poetic film. 9 more words



Thank heaven for the movie doctors, i.e. Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode who, bless them, make me laugh pretty much every week, even when I least feel like it. 6 more words


The (Very) Eclectic Mix of Honor Blackman, Andy Stewart and Eric Idle

Reminiscing in my last post about those shiny white boots worn by Nancy Sinatra, reminded me that in December 1990, the novelty song Kinky Boots… 1,287 more words

1960s Songs

Review | Blame by Simon Mayo

If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, this is the book for you. 4/5 stars.

The blurb: What happens when society wants you banged up in prison for a crime your parents committed? 518 more words



After buying a lump of uranium off a shifty- looking mineral trader, element collector Itchingham Loftie notices something strange. The radioactive rock seems to be changing colour- and uranium shouldn’t. 81 more words

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Podcast thoughts: Wittertainment

Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo’s Film Review podcast AKA Wittertainment is the BBC’s flagship film programme and is one of the most popular Radio Five Live Shows/Podcasts. 763 more words