Monthly Archives: March 2013

An existentialist’s take on Easter

It’s a funny thing, but even though I eschewed religion quite a few years ago there are some deep rooted feelings that still linger. Is it because these things were learned at an early age or is there something particularly … Continue reading

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J’accuse! – The Joker and Monkey Man

Some old war criminals just don’t have the good grace to lie down, do they? Here we are on the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq and the main architect – Tony ‘The Joker’ Blair opens his trap to … Continue reading

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Looking for Rachel… ?

Just to let you know about a great new blog dedicated to The Rachel Redemption – character descriptions, casting notes, reviews, excerpts from the book and coming soon… music and spoken word downloads. Wow! http://therachelredemption.wordpress.com/

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Nice To Be Nice…

We were warned that blizzards would be hitting the east coast of Scotland and sure enough yesterday morning Edinburgh awoke, covered in a snow blanket. A typical day you would say to just stay in bed contemplating how to conquer … Continue reading

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Looking for Mr Bad Guy – No More Heroes

So RIP Hugo Chavez – or maybe not so much ‘rest in peace’ but ‘remain in perpetuity’ as his embalmed presence continues to loom over Venezuela. I don’t know why, but the old Stranglers track – No More Heroes – … Continue reading

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Dolce Vita or Ryvita?

I nearly choked on my low fat rice cake when I saw the timeless Audrey Hepburn zipping along the Amalfi coast, Galaxy bar in hand, making us believe that by buying a piece of sugar-and-fat-filled confectionery that we too can … Continue reading

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Go, girl… !!

I was so happy to come across this image the other day – I still have my battered original postcard version which I would always pin up wherever I was working at the time. It took me back… not only … Continue reading

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