Monthly Archives: January 2011

Not only the King’s speech

When, some years ago, the Queen Mother was asked by screenwriter David Seidler whether she would like a film to be made about her late husband’s struggle with his stammer, she replied: “Not in my lifetime”. Even as an old … Continue reading

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Divine madness – at any age

Love, like youth and sex, can be wasted on the young.  Naturally I didn’t think like that when I was young. No young person ever does. For the young, who reinvent the romantic wheel with every first flush of adolescent … Continue reading

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Fireworks, Songs and Gerry Rafferty…

The sad, early death of Gerry Rafferty yesterday got me thinking about that alto sax intro on Baker Street and how in 1978, not knowing who was singing, I went into W.H. Smith in Kensington High Street and told the … Continue reading

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