London is recreating

“London is recreating.” Three simple words to sum up London? London never ceases to reinvent itself, to recreate itself and to work (if I might for a second time quote these words from Clive James*) “its eternal trick of showing the next generation that the possibilities are infinite, and everything has begun again.” Permanent renewal […]

Worry is waste

Have you seen Bicycle  Thieves*? If not: You know those critics’ polls of the greatest films of all time, that are pretty much always topped by Citizen Kane? Well, Bicycle Thieves pretty much always places second or third in such lists. And, it delights me to report, with jolly good reason. I finally got to […]