Month: December 2002

Music

The Remix

I’ve just been listening to my Wavefinder’s recording of last Friday’s Remix, and it’s fantastic. Loads of great...

Films

Sweet Home Alabama

I’m not sure why I went to see this. I do think that Reece Witherspoon is an excellent actress, and if Election is cheap on DVD...

Books

Stamboul Train

Well I did promise myself that I’d read more, or indeed all, of Graham Greene’s oeuvre this year. Stamboul Train is one his...

Books

One Step Behind

The latest in the Kurt Wallender series by Henning Mankell was recently published in English in the UK, and I love these books. The trouble...

Films

The Two Towers

Well I wasn’t nearly as quick off the mark seeing this as I was The Fellowship of the Ring last year which I saw at about 11.00am on...

Books

Our Man In Havana

I promised recently that I was going to read more Graham Greene, so this was the obvious next title. Obvious, because I managed to not get...

Books

Dance Dance Dance

I bought this on a total whim a while ago, and my recent few days in a wet and soggy Cote D’Azur afforded me a chance to read it....

Media

French DVD Magazines

So why can the French produce a nice DVD magazine for only �7.50 (just under �5) that has a full film on the cover, while we...

Politics

Damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t…

So let me just see if I have this straight. If Saddam has weapons of mass destruction, the US can invade. And if he doesn’t, then...

TV

Daniel Deronda

The series finished on telly last night, and I was very impressed. I enjoyed it a lot – probably better than Dr Zhivago overall....