Film: Caribbean Film Corner (Portobello Film Festival)

I first attended this yearly festival in 2009 and throughly enjoyed the evening. I am a great lover of filmmaking and all that it entails. It is such a fascinating and amazing tool for information and entertainment. Particularly in the last few years I have had a thirst for Caribbean films and documentaries. With Bollywood and […]

Music: Friendly Fires

I loved the lineup at the Jools Holland taping last night. Beverly Knight, Donovan, Yuck, Nathaniel Rateliff, James Vincent McMorrow and Friendly Fires. A real mix that introduced (and reintroduced)  me to some talented msuicians . I have read about the St Albans dance influenced indie band Friendly Fires but had never listened to their music until a few […]

Life: The Earth Quakes

I turn on the TV first thing every morning to Sky News. Then I spend the next hour getting ready for work and switching between News channels. On Friday the first bit of news, a break from Gaddafi’s madness, was the earthquake in Japan. Watching the subsequent Tsunami crash through everything in its way felt so surreal. […]