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Arts & Culture

The Richard Burton Diaries

The Richard Burton Diaries

 – “At about 12 noon this same day I did something beyond outrage. I bought Elizabeth the jet plane we flew in yesterday. It costs, brand new, $960,000. She was not displeased.” September 30, 1967 – The Richard Burton Dairies is just short of a tome; any heavier and I […]

by × January 21, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Angels: Dressing The Entertainment Industry

Angels: Dressing The Entertainment Industry

Angels first appeared on my radar a few years back, when I hired a rather fetching Wonder Woman costume for a fancy dress party. Unlike many naff outfits for hire, it was beautifully made. In fact, so life-like was the glossy Linda Carter wig, that many guests mistook it for […]

by × June 20, 2012 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

A Saunter Around 20th Century Fox

A Saunter Around 20th Century Fox

Last week I spent a fascinating afternoon wandering around the backlot at 20th Century Fox. A friend is working on a film there and for me, nothing beats the buzz of a working studio. I’m familiar with most of the studios in England: Pinewood, Shepperton, Leavesden et al, but everything here in Tinseltown is on a […]

by × February 25, 2012 × 3 comments