Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Cambridge Folk Festival…What the Folk?!

How dodgy is this? Organisers of this year’s Cambridge Folk Festival (which takes place less than half a mile from our house) are asking people to buy tickets for the event before they announce the line-up! Given that the cheapest … Continue reading

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Musical interlude for Valentine’s Day: Young Hearts Run Free

William Shakespeare and Baz Luhrman: what a potent combination. Throw in Leonardo DiCaprio at his best (and cutest) and a range of brilliant performances from the likes of the late Pete Postlethwaite and the under-rated John Leguizamo and you have … Continue reading

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Lesbian/Gay History Month: Jean Genet – Chant D’amour

February is LGBT History Month. In celebration of this I thought I’d post this extract from Jean Genet’s extraordinarily up-front film ‘Chant D’Amour’.  It’s pretty powerful stuff and makes it absolutely clear what’s going on between these two boys – … Continue reading

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