Stan – A Humanist Wish

Fame / 16th May, 2014

Funerals are ghastly, but a symbolic ritual, an opportunity to take time to remember a cherished loved one or friend. The service is a critical facet and it may seem odd to enthuse but this Humanist service carried real weight and conviction.

The Humanist Society works on behalf of non-religious people …More»

The great Bob Hoskins

Fame / 1st May, 2014

The real inspiration for the magnificent film The Long Good Friday and this web site sadly passed away this week.

He also had more than a hand in some other classics including Dennis Potters, Pennies from Heaven, Mona Lisa and Hook.

Born in Bury St Edmunds, you can read …More»

Shine on…

Fame / 20th February, 2014

Helen Mirren was awarded the Bafta fellowship this week and I enjoyed the celebratory film clips which highlighted her key film roles throughout an illustrious career, including the high-class gangster moll, Victoria, standing firm with Bob Hoskins as Harold Shand, in the eponymous, The Long Good Friday.

I also rather liked her choice of …More»