Posts filed under: Events

Songs from Coussac Bonneval

In a quiet but feisty village in Limousin, France, is one of the liveliest, ‘jumpin’ venues ……..Le Madison in Coussac Bonneval. Herve, the proprietor (and entertainer!), makes sure the place leaps into action on Friday evenings during July and August,... Read More

Hey – That’s some way to say goodbye!!!

Well not exactly, it’s NOT really goodbye I’m afraid, even though I am sure that there are some  who might be glad to see the back of moi! I am actually only off for a six week adventure to the... Read More

Let’s hear it for the Croydon JAMBOX initiative

Now here’s a GREAT initiative from Ruth Titmarsh – Lets’s “SPREAD” THE WORD. JamBox is a unique project that allows musicians of all levels to play alongside established professionals who normally provide backing for some of the top names in the... Read More

Princess Diana – Her light is UNDIMINISHED.

Twenty years on, the magic of Diana, Princess of Hearts and her influence on ordinary people shows absolutely no signs of abating. Glancing back on the numerous Royal family members that we have been ‘subject’ to in Britain, it is... Read More

And First Place Goes to ………..

Well –  It was only to be expected, Lee Maxey has achieved FIRST PLACE (against some very stiff competition from his many worthy rivals) with  his suberbly restored 1960’s Lambretta, at this years “Brighton Modernist and 60’s weekender”. Lee, pictured... Read More

“Fangs Guys” – Taylor Bites Back!

Following on from her recent controversial three snake videos posted on social media, Taylor Swift is shortly to to reward her fans with a new album. Ahead of the album she has today released an interesting single “Look What You... Read More

Something’s Gonna Change Our World – Hopefully?

I really cannot believe or even “imagine” it. Apparently, a plan for students at a Grammar School in Karachi have had to abandon their plans to sing John Lennon’s classic peace song “Imagine” at their school concert. Complaints have been... Read More

Hello Halo Hello!

An interactive, LED-lit, halo device that will help people find their way around Croydon’s changing streetscape has been crowned winner of the Croydon i-street competition. The halos which come in three forms – a simple ring, a ribbon and a... Read More

Not so much a trip as a ….

….. stroll down memory lane. That was the conclusion that I came to following my visit to the David Lean “arts” Theatre here in sunny Croydon this evening to see this 1967 “Summer Of Love” movie which was banned in... Read More

How about “My Hero” Judi?

Judy Dench who has long been one of our ‘National Treasures’ and can be guaranteed to always speak words that make excellent and good sense on all occasions. Dear Judi who  has been in a relationship with conservationist David Mills... Read More