2017 Books: The Civil War – Peter Ackroyd Runaway – Alice Munro The Italians – John Hopper The Lonely City – Olivia Laing A Room Of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf Imagine Me Gone – Adam Haslett To The River – Olivia Laing The Last Banquet – Jonathan Grimwood Eating Rome – Elizabeth Minchilli 1984 […]
The first time I heard of Cabbage was during an interview on BBC Radio Five Live between Christmas and New Year. They sounded young and bored and decried the lack of royalties they receive from Spotify. As reward, no doubt for their appearance on the ‘serious’ talk radio station, one of their songs was played; […]
From the Axholme Brewing Co in Lincolnshire. A very refreshing pale ale.
My new year’s resolution for 2016 was to visit the cinema once a month, yesterday I went to The Island Cinema in St Annes On The Sea for my 3rd visit in as many weeks. So Quentin, watcha got for us? A movie. A movie, eh? What kind of movie? A Western. Ooh, a […]
I have wanted to see this film ever since I read a review in Sight & Sound magazine and also because my forays into the Wuxia genre – House OF Flying Daggers, Hidden Dragon Crouching Tiger – left me hugely satisfied. Last week I directed a Tweet to my nearby independent cinema and Odeon asking why […]
I did something yesterday which I don’t do as often as I once did. I went to the cinema. I went to the only independent cinema on the Fylde Coast called Island Cinema and paid a very reasonable £3.50 to see The Revenant. The Revenant, as well as being a feature film of 2h 36m […]
I suspect that at this time of year, many will be reflecting on the past 12 months and looking forward to a new year and whatever it will bring. To do this would seem on face value a very irrational thing to do. One day flows into the next, night follows day, season after season, […]