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Partir c'est mourir un peu

Box 3 - Pascal Thauvin

Today is my last day at the office. I am leaving the firm. It is time to reminisce on days gone by whilst stuffing memories into boxes, side by side with my long-time secretary. Is that a tear blinking in the corner of her eye?

A Single Man

A Single Man

The suits in the film are extremely smart, the shirts are crisp and creaseless, the furniture is classic and polished, and the hairstyles are perfectly coiffed. So what is this film, you ask? Of course it is Tom Ford's first film, out on DVD on the 7th.

Art in London - A Mid-Year Review

London Elephant Parade

It's half-way through the year, and we have all been working anxiously to either keep our jobs or prove ourselves in our new ones. I was at the pub with work mates and the conversation turned to culture. Did we remember what it was?

Should I Stay On Paradise Island?

The Beach, Whitsunday Island - Sam Bloomfield

I am on vacation on paradise island. It is incredible here. And just like any other visit to an exotic place, after a few days, I never want to leave. I want to live here. Grow my own mango trees. Keep some chickens and be happy for the rest of my life.

Giant Robot - Clerkenwell

Giant Robot

For those of us brought up on a diet of 1950s Hollywood movies, the diner remains a powerful symbol of all things American. These shimmering stainless steel eating houses have made menu staples such as pancakes, French toast and grits, and bottomless cups of coffee as familiar to us as the traditional full English. By name at least.

Hedgie Misses Out On Madeira

Jardins Dos Lago

“I am off to Madeira.” I announced to the Hedgie. "There are two lovely hotels the PR people want me to review.” “I’ll pack my casual clothes,” he replied. “You’re not coming." “Why?” “Because you’re no fun anymore," I answered.

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Hockney (REVIEW)

A much needed film biography about the famous UK artist which ultimately becomes a bit dull.