Tag: movies

  • A White, White Day

    A White, White Day

    “I’ve been there in Iceland when it was like that”, I whispered in the ear of my friend as we watched the film, “A White, White Day”. “You were there in winter, weren’t you?”,… Read the rest

  • Back to the movies

    Back to the movies

    As I watched “The Booksellers” (the first movie I’ve seen in several months at a cinema, due to COVID-19), I thought about some of the most memorable experiences of my life spent in bookstores.… Read the rest

  • The King

    The King

    “What would David Stratton say?”, I thought to myself, when Margaret Pomeranz described the film as a “masterpiece”. She was the MC for the red carpet premiere of the new Netflix film, “The King”, a modern take of the story of Henry V.… Read the rest

  • Breakfast Thoughts

    Breakfast Thoughts

    “There are too many awful people, who I don’t care about”, I thought to myself as I scrolled through today’s paper. I got to about page fifteen or thereabouts, and decided I really didn’t want read any more.… Read the rest

  • Movies, Food, Friends and Travel

    Movies, Food, Friends and Travel

    I’m normally asleep before take-off. Within seconds of switching off my mobile phone, my head can normally be found bobbing from side to side, probably to the annoyance of the person sitting next to me.… Read the rest

  • Stay-cation


    “Oh, it’s two-thirty, it must be time for a nap”, I thought to myself a couple of hours ago. On a Monday? Yes, because it’s Day 1 of my “stay-cation”.

    The last time I had a “stay-cation”, this blog tells me was almost exactly five years ago.… Read the rest

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