Month: June 2005

Sport

Le Tour

Rather than depressing myself terribly with all this ID Card stuff, I thought I’d brighten up and remind anyone still reading that...

Music

Brian Wilson

I was very lucky last night to get a chance to go and see Brian Wilson play a concert in the rather lovely surroundings of Hampton Court....

Books

Sin City: The Hard Goodbye

When I saw the film I mentioned that I hadn’t read any of the comics, so recently I picked up this first volume. Frank Miller and...

Films

Kingdom Of Heaven

Just a brief entry to mention that some weeks ago, I did actually see this film. And guess what, it’s not as bad as some will have...

Media

New York Times in the UK

For years, it was always really difficult to get hold of proper US newspapers in Britain. Certainly you could get the International Herald...

TV

Live Aid Documentary

On Saturday night BBC2 broadcast a documentary double bill of two 1.5 hour programmes about Live Aid. The first programme looked at the run...

TV

Soaked Tom Cruise

So if you were UIP, what “sanctions” would you be placing on Channel 4 right now after soaking Tom Cruise at a premiere last...

Sport

F1 Fiasco

Well the most ridiculous F1 “race” ever is under way. Between them, the organisers and FIA have managed to con 120,000 paying...

News

Aung San Suu Kyi is 60

Not such a happy birthday for her as she “celebrates” her 60th birthday under house arrest. Incidentally, I still get annoyed...

Music

Live 8

No ticket for me, but then it’ll be better on the TV anyway. Andy Kershaw, writing in today’s Independent, is very angry. When...