- RT @WadeyLady001: @TheShardLondon Hello, Shard. Caught you gobbling up the moon this afternoon.... http://t.co/RUlmzHFwY5 2 hours ago
- RT @SpencerCookham: Virtual preview of exhibition Paradise Regained: Stanley Spencer in the Aftermath of WW1, more to follow! Opens Apr 2 h… 2 hours ago
- Verdun memorial from @sommecourt's tour of the #WW1 battlefields: http://t.co/ygy5jWYZiC 3 hours ago
- RT @AstroKarenN: Was struck by how much bigger Moon appears when viewed through atmosphere from surface of Earth than from ISS in LEO. http… 3 hours ago
- RT @Amazing_Maps: Monaco compared to Newark Airport - http://t.co/T3cgTzlFRh 4 hours ago
- RT @DeirdreHipwell: Look at this glare coming in The Times office window from the Cheesegrater...uh oh.... http://t.co/7p94wZPhq7 5 hours ago
- Tech, gossip and the eternal wretchedness of the open-plan office: newrepublic.com/article/116860… MT @heyfeifer @bencrair 5 hours ago
- RT @thewritertype: Looking forward to a BBC2 series dramatising the axing of BBC3, which could move to BBC1 for a further series if ratings… 6 hours ago
- @nfmusic I'm allergic to Wes Anderson, but I'll have to see this one, I guess, just to see what's what. 6 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