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The Best Oscar Picture ever Taken

Social media, the press and the whole damn internet is awash with pictures on the subject of the Oscars.  They are mostly, always the same picture, only reinhabited by different players from last year, and the years before that.  There … Continue reading

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In other’s foot steps.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lou Tsu. Continue reading

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We’ll always have Paris

It was just over a week ago, just about this time of the evening that I got a call from my daughter. I didn’t answer it – being in a cinema at the time. Back in the car, the lights, … Continue reading

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“SO ENDS THE BLOODY BUSINESS OF THE DAY” – Homer

“A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.” Albert Camus

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Our Complications

The world’s most expensive pocket watch recently went on sale at auction in Genève. The 80 year old time piece commissioned by New York Financier Henry Graves, one of the greatest watch collectors of the 20th century. Graves Pocket Watch … Continue reading

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Stepping Forward From Jaipur

I have taken a step sideways from usual (long winded) story telling and bring to my reader’s attention a project that is in urgent need of some support. Ask any Hollywood Producer and he will confirm the age old dictum … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

. It may be me. Perhaps I am getting older and the policemen younger, but wars seem to be lasting a lot longer these days. A century ago this month, the armies of many nations across Europe marched off to … Continue reading

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From O’Connell Street to Instagram

No one is really sure on the numbers, but it was recently estimated that of all the pictures ever taken around the world over the last 200 years, fifty percent of them were shot last year. This is not so … Continue reading

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Day One, Slate One, Take One.

Something strange might happen at the Oscars this Sunday night. At some point during the evening, as the Hollywood glitterati are giddy on the excitement of the awards a sober moment will come. That is when the Academy will remind … Continue reading

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Hirst, Banksy and the Martian Invasion.

It must have happened in the middle of the night. One day it was there and next day it was not. A Banksy wall mural had been removed from the side of a commercial building in Wood Green in London … Continue reading

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