Monthly Archives: May 2016

Cannes again

Well, despite fears of terrorist attacks the Cannes film Festival this year passed off largely without incident other than the usual tantrums, bitchiness and pretension that is the hallmark of the film world.  It seems that the problem with the … Continue reading

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Not the Cannes Festival….

If you are hoping to see lots of pictures of Cannes and the film festival then at the moment you have come to the wrong place. We were there briefly on Sunday morning on the way to church and hope … Continue reading

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Cannes before the chaos

There has been the assumption that by now the world would be watching the glittering celebrities of cinema against the gleaming blue sea and sky of Cannes. But the best-laid plans of even the greatest go wrong, and the wet and … Continue reading

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Summer is coming

This week we had unarguable warning of the impending end of spring with the visit of the chimney sweep to perform his annual ritual of cleaning the stove and the vent. (For the uninitiated, wood fires don’t burn cleanly and … Continue reading

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