This month …
- On BBC Two: United - (Review)
- About "Summer Fayre"
- Whatever Happened to Bobbie Gentry?
- Ruminations on "No Parking Please Funeral"
- Musings on 221b Baker Street
- Taylor Wessing Prize 2012 - National Portrait Gallery
- On Radio 4: I, Regress
- At the Royal Academy of Music: Riders to the Sea & Curlew River
- Tom Wood "Men & Women" at the Photographers' Gallery
- Match photos: Chesham United Ladies v Swindon Town Ladies
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Monthly Archives: July 2009
I thought I’d just got a nice-ish picture of plinther ‘chalks’ tossing paper airplanes to the watching audience. Turns out there was an actual metal in-the-sky aeroplane also in shot. It’s not quite Deckard getting the serial number of the … Continue reading
At last night’s evening talk at the Photographers’ Gallery, Colin Ford (first head of the National Media Museum and scribe of the catalogue of the Serpentine Kertész exhibition of 1980/81) announced that he was curating an exhibition for the Royal … Continue reading
The latest in an occasional series of ruining the endings of films courtesy of those nice chaps at YouTube. This time Krzysztof Kieślowski‘s Three Colours: Red, (or sometimes, simply, Red, and sometimes, pretentiously Trois Couleurs Rouge) Obviously it’s beautiful and … Continue reading
One of the signs that always intrigued me (well since 2006 when I moved there) is this one in Chesham. I’d always assumed that it was a remnant from the rise in Spiritualist belief after the first world war. Instead … Continue reading
By virtue of having some training on Old Street today and some to kill I wound up wandering past the Host Gallery. A doorbell and a friendly chat later and I was having a sneaky preview of their Summer Show. … Continue reading
Saw this in the shop window of Chesham cameras. Leica do the white thing so much better. And they don’t remind you of the time when “digital compact disc recordings” were the future.
Some films are just a joy to come across. This is on Five USA as I speak. Later on I’ll look out for a spot of Riley Finn. Here’s the trailer.
Bill Hicks went into a waffle house – not proud of it but he was hungry – and the waitress asked him, “What you reading for?” In another world the answer might have been that he was waiting to be … Continue reading
Sometimes you see something and it doesn’t matter how good it is, how useful or any of the normal stuff that reviewers have to talk about. Leica cameras, Patek Phillipe watches and the first generation of iMacs – who cares … Continue reading
Anonymous no more! The folk from last Friday are: Joss Bromley from Woe Kazia le Kazie Jasmine Cooray I’m sure they have websites. Google is your friend.