Chadwick Boseman, actor and director, died aged 43 this week.
Most Romantic Movie Ever?
“Cinema Paradiso is one such film. It spans a lifetime and is my favourite film about childhood , romance and unrequited love.”
Better Times Will Come
“This song started running around my head the day after Prine died, as I was doing laundry. It stayed with me through the dryer cycle, and I moved from my head to a notebook about ten minutes later.”
Time to think philosophically #MentalHealth
“there is a difference between being isolated and feeling lonely. People who feel lonely have a different experience and studies show this can have significant detrimental effects on long-term mental health.”
Planet Earth is blue and there’s nothing I can do ….
Coping with isolation,confinement and extreme settings.
Worrying about anxiety in a global pandemic
“It is funny how little we are hearing about support for mental well being at this time of extreme fear and anxiety.”
The importance of buying treacle. (A trivial blog for serious people)
“it’s important to try not to panic; strategies such as cutting down on watching the news can be helpful. Remember to look at things factually and remember that useful phrase ‘this too shall pass’ “
Songs in the key of your life?
This is not a review of specific artists but more of a statement on how we enjoy music and how it triggers memory.
The fruit loaf recipe that time forgot.
This is a recipe for a special fruit cake. It is a family recipe handed down the years.
Do modern movie critics dream of digital actors?
This is an article asking questions about changes in technology and how we watch and enjoy film and what it may mean for art.