Thursday, June 26, 2008
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
I am currently writing my fingers to the bone on a project about which I'll blog as soon as I can. It's unconnected to my (just finished) novel but came in just a few days after I'd finished writing it. Synchronicity, or what? Anyway, back to the hot and steamy keyboard. When I can tell you what it is, I will. Promise.
Saturday, June 21, 2008
It was an amazing show. When she sang Pull Up To The Bumper and invited dozens of audience members up on stage to dance with her, the whole lot of them showered in silver rain from above, well, I don't know if I'll ever see anything as wonderful, as camp or as fantastic again.
Picture from Flickr.
Saturday, June 07, 2008
David Bowie: Hunky Dory - favourite track
Alison Moyet: Hoodoo - favourite track
Half a Sixpence: Soundtrack - favourite track
Everything But The Girl: Eden - favourite track
And then, zut alors!, spotted having breakfast in the same place as us one morning and then spotted another day walking along the street was fab Scottish novellist Iain Banks. Surely not, we thought, for didn't Iain Banks famously and publicly announce that he'd destroyed his passport, in anger at Blair's support of the war in Iraq? Well, mes amis, it was him all right. He went through Eurostar passport control ahead of us at the Gare du Nord on the way back.
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