Notes on Skyfall

My friend Luke Douglas-Home, freelance film maker, journalist and well-known Bond aficionado, recently attended the premiere of Skyfall. Here is a short report to whet your appetite: “In the first 10 minutes you’ll think ‘this is a James Bond film back to form, the intricate splendour of settings, character and plot From Russia with Love […]

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Demolition

Bank Holiday rain. On and off all morning. Skies grey. Breakfast: two boiled eggs, two rashers of bacon, six pieces of toast, marmalade, strawberry jam. No butter. One and a half cups of coffee. Then I set about the brick shed in our garden. At the end of last year I was impatient to rebuild it: […]

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