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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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Making Movies by Sidney Lumet

Making Movies by Sidney Lumet

  Sidney Lumet’s Making Movies is the kind of book you can’t just leaf through. You read every word and you do it on one reading, just like the director says he always used to read the scripts – because … Read More

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Joe Eula

Joe Eula illustration

Dior illustration by Joe Eula, late 1950s   As much as I love books, I have become incredibly selective with the ones I buy, especially that I don’t read kindle books, otherwise we will soon have to move houses just … Read More

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