Monthly Archives: July 2007

An interesting new forgetting from Croatian writer Dubravka Ugrei

who believes: ‘the entire eastern European culture of the communist era’ has been forgotten according to NZZ online “The best part of this vibrant culture resulted from the rejection of communism, from critical thinking, from subversion. … Sadly, all that … Continue reading

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L’ avventura

Michelangelo Antonini died today aged 94. He was one of the greats of European cinema. I think his best work sat betwixt cinema and art. This is a short extract from one of his greatest: I hope it works a … Continue reading

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Too much

It is hard, this travel and thinking; uprooted means new experience, but new experience often leads to a realization of how little one knows, or can know – or discover without a library or a university, a circle of people … Continue reading

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Anais – Mon Coeur, Mon Amour

I like this too. Rousseau once said even French dogs bark out of tune…which proves he wasn’t always right. More JJR is Venice, where he was an ambssador’s secretary, rather surprisingly

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Samba Saravah – the film version

They don’t make films like this any more

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Baden Powell and Pierre Barouh – 1960’s

My favourite song, French samba…normal service resumed soon. In the meantime check out my facebook

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Out: Verona. In : Hawaii. Shakespeare to work on next series of "Heroes"

“I shall say good night till it be morrow.” “Romeo Montague dies for Juliet and awakens in this age on a volcano in Hawaii, where he meets a wise Zen Master. So is the premise of James Edwards’ new time-travel … Continue reading

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