‘A Curious Life’ – The Levellers – Duke of York’s Cinema – Brighton 26/11/14

On Wednesday I enjoyed a rare evening excursion to see the new Leveller's film 'A Curious Life'.  It was screened at the Duke of York's  Cinema with the band performing a life set after the screening.  I arrived in Brighton in 1987 and The Levellers as a band started in 1988.  In the early years, …

The Dark Stream

I've spent the cold dark months of this winter lost inside Netflix. It's like the web you browse and they browse. You gravitate towards genres, in my case dark detective stories. These have included Cracker, Waking the Dead, Dexter, Wallender (Lassgard), Wallender (Branagh) and Wallender(Henriksson). It's odd in that I had a free choice, nobody …

WDTV LIVE 2013

After a quiet and reflective period, I embraced technology on New Year's Eve (2012). It wasn't rocket science by most people's standards, but for me it was a bit of a tipping point. I'd been interested in internet TV for some time, but did not want to invest in a new TV given that they …

Saltdean Surf’s Up

Over recent months, sunsets and sunrises have caught my imagination like never before. Apart from birth and death, they are the most visual and symbolic endings and beginnings in our lives. Literally the day begins and the day ends.  Whilst what comes in-between is often just noise, sunrises and sunsets are always a performance. I …