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: Me. Now.

  1. Talk about playing with my emotions. They say Mad Men is coming back for a fifth season, giving me a burst of happiness, them they cut off my legs with a few buts. Like: not until March 2012, possibly no involvement from creator, shorter episodes and the loss of one or two main characters… like […]


It is hard to resist Sherlock Holmes. The allure has always been his suave, cocky nature and the intricate mysteries he is called unravel. And the dynamic between him and Dr Watson makes them a cohesive ying to yang. I have loved many of the screen incarnations (hence the photo montage) from the black and […]

Things that make me think hmmmm.

“All those who cry at weddings say I.” If that survey was done I would have to stand up, raise my hand and say ‘I’ at the top of my voice. It’s an involuntary act that usually occurs around the point when the bride walks down the aisle. I alternate between grinning inanely at the […]