Sorry we missed you

I very occasionally write a film review on this blog so I thought this would make an excellent opportunity as I had waited for some months after the premiere of Sorry we missed you at the Cannes Film Festival, hoping it would come to Benidorm eventually. This is the latest Ken Loach film. Another of … More Sorry we missed you


This blog has taken an unashamedly pro-Europe position for the past three years, for as long as the European Union became a contentious issue for some misguided and deluded British people. The UK’s madness has been a rather sorry business, but are Europeans depressed about it? No! Non! Nein! Europeans are happy as ever, according … More EUphoria

God damn the queen

It is difficult to not comment on what is happening in the (former) United Kingdom – as much as I had attempted for most of this summer to concentrate on donkeys, fixing my washing machine, painting the house, repairing fences, and generally being a peasant. I have been very disciplined in not listening to Radio … More God damn the queen