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Terry O’Neill: The Storyteller

Romy Schneider Terry O

The face. Romy Schneider   What do you do when you find Terry O’Neill’s photography book, Terry O’Neill: The A-Z of Fame, on huge sale at a street book fair? Grab it looking over your shoulder, pay for it in … Read More

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Du cinématographe by Jean Cocteau

The art of cinema Jean Cocteau

    “I am rather surprised whenever I hear people chatter on about poetry in cinematography, the fantastic in cinematography and, particularly, ‘escapism’, a fashionable term which implies that the audience is trying to get out of itself, while in … Read More

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Born to Run

Born to Run Bruce Springsteen

  “Who were all those strangers buying my music?”   I like my favourite musicians’ gods old, grizzled and here, as Bruce Springsteen himself says about himself in his autobiography Born to Run. Not just because I love their music … Read More

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In His Own Words, Morrissey

Morrissey Autobiography

  “I didn’t want to live unseen, camouflaged within the crowd. I knew then that life could only ever be changed for the better because somebody somewhere had taken a risk – often with their own life.”   Just read … Read More

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The Latest in Style Inspiration: Cook Books

Style inspiration-It

  Is it okay if I use Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest cook book, It’s All Easy, as style inspiration as well? Here is the thing. I love simple food and simple and healthy cooking just as much as I love simple … Read More

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