- RT @stvharry: London fog from the Shard - like a scene from The Day After Tomorrow - http://t.co/edPeQqZAMT 9 hours ago
- RT @EveryCanCounts: The energy saved by recycling one drinks can will run a set of Christmas tree lights for 2 hours! #cannyfact http://t.c… 9 hours ago
- RT @bailsbails: Fantastic pic of the #foggylondon skyline from the officers and crew of @MPSinthesky #fog http://t.co/WEqFYCyPW3 12 hours ago
- What old-fashioned London fog felt like... Crawling along near Big Ben in The Forsyte Saga. http://t.co/zC0Rs4Cev6 13 hours ago
- RT @StefanRousseau: Photo du Jour: A foggy morning in Westminster. By Stefan Rousseau/PA http://t.co/1krh3OvepF 13 hours ago
- RT @James_Kpatrick: These two books contain the sum total of all human knowledge http://t.co/MF8ME8tJOM 14 hours ago
- RT @chrisdeerin: The magazines on sale at this US newsstand in 1942 are fantastic. Zoom in for a closer look bit.ly/1gpqOnk 14 hours ago
- RT @MusicalComedian: The One Show tonight @ 7pm with my band - the Christmas Crackers! http://t.co/ahK0TEgbz3 14 hours ago
- RT @i_am_mill_i_am: Stumbled on Stanley Spencer exhibition at @SomersetHouse. I have seen these paintings at Burghclere but they are magica… 14 hours ago
Monthly Archives: July 2012
It’s safe to say that Nona Hendryx — best remembered from her Labelle days — isn’t a card-carrying member of the Tea Party. Here’s the opening salvo from her new album, out in September. Ry Cooder is on the … Continue reading
Although I’ve dished out an occasional zero-star rating, I’ve never thought of making it a life sentence. Chris Brown, a figure of some notoriety, shall we say, receives the ultimate bad review: No Stars Ever.
If things had worked out, Lorenza Munoz — born in Mexico but raised in the US — might have become an Olympian. Dual loyalties got in the way: By the time I was 12, I landed a spot on a … Continue reading
Although it’s a long time since he came face-to-face with glamorous Mary Tamm, the ever-readable Ethan Iverson still takes the Time Lord very seriously. He even pays regular visits to the Tardis Eruditorum.
Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis joins a posse of musicians at the London memorial service for the young American expat Abram Wilson, who died of cancer last month. Sebastian Scotney has video of the procession. (Thanks to Alex Webb for the photo.)
Do we have to call them Boris Bikes? As I don’t want to be part of the Mayor’s prime ministerial election campaign, I really wish there was a better name. Anyway, I finally had my first outings on London’s rent-a-ride … Continue reading
Five friends in a photo, getting older and older: “We plan on doing this for the rest of our lives, no matter what,” said Dickson. “Up until there’s one guy just sitting in the same pose! Even then, maybe someone … Continue reading
Not (yet) a replacement for the Euro… A banknote dealer’s shop window, West End.
“The problem with Burkean conservatives is there are not enough of us and not enough rich ones…” From a must-read article in The American Conservative on “Obamacons”, dissident Republicans who couldn’t bring themselves to vote GOP in 2008. Where will … Continue reading