Barry Norman 1933-2017

Barry Norman 1933-2017

Barry Norman was one of those people who always seemed wryly amused by life – so much so that on TV he came across as an agreeable friend who had just been to see some films he thought we might … read more

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Daily Mail 13.1.2017

There’s no substitute for talent. There really isn’t. If you doubt that, take a look at Ed Sheeran.

With that thatch of red hair, and those muscular arms decorated with multitudinous tattoos, at first glance you might … read more

Leonard Cohen Obituary

Leonard Cohen Obituary

12.11. 2016 Daily Mail

Leonard Cohen was a poet, a singer, a novelist, a gypsy, a Jewish Zen-Buddhist and an unashamed ladies’ man. And what a ladies’ man! When the news of his death in Los Angeles was announced yesterday … read more

Rod Stewart: a National Treasure?

Rod Stewart: a National Treasure?

It isn’t every day that you spot a multi-millionaire travelling on the London Underground. That isn’t usually the style for men who are famous all around the world, who have swanky houses, dozens of gold records, and a long list … read more

Our Phony World

Professional footballers up and down the country did what they are paid to do over the weekend. They tried to score goals, and when some of them succeeded their various team mates rushed to engulf them in euphoric tangles of … read more