Monthly Archives: November 2008

Changeling

As with Eastwood’s film ‘Million Dollar Baby’ where you begin is certainly not where you end up, shot with 1920’s Los Angeles as its backdrop it tells the true story of Christine Collins (Jolie) a mother who son goes missing … Continue reading

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Choke

Choke is the second Chuck Palahnuik book to get the big screen treatment after ‘Fight Club’ and hopefully not the last. As anyone who has read any of his books will testify they seem almost impossible to film yet any … Continue reading

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Extreme changing make-over garden.

We all know programmes like Extreme makeover, Changing rooms, Ground force etc where you have to build something from hardly anything in a very short space of time. The groups usually turn up and for whatever reason either rip the … Continue reading

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Stephen Fretwell @ The Social 23/11/08

It’s been over a year since Stephen Fretwell has released any new material but that doesn’t matter to the packed room tonight. The crowd ‘boisterous for a Sunday aren’t you’ replies Stephen as he takes to the stage to shouts … Continue reading

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Billy Bragg @ Rock City 19/11/08

As soon I walk in to the venue and see the stage, a solitary microphone and amp, I know this is going to be special. No blokes this is just Billy and he literally goes ‘Back to Basics’ opening with … Continue reading

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New song

Half empty/Half full   When Leonard Cohen stopped smoking He couldn’t hit the low notes anymore But he started to hit the high Cup half full or half empty You decide   There’s plus’s and minus’s Floating in timelessness For … Continue reading

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New song

Smile at me   Before I met you I wanted to kill myself But now I’m found   Before I met you Everything was darkness But now there is light   Before I met you I couldn’t control myself Now … Continue reading

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