One Man’s Week – Vivian Stanshall. – YouTube From around 1973/4… The good old days of a fag on and a bottle of Mackesons (? – tho’ looks a bit light for stout)
Why can’t you write the way people want? – Frank Beckett Endgame by Samuel Beckett.
If you’re familiar with the film, I must say I’ve always thought there’s a strong story waiting to be expanded with Ismael Retzinsky, who never leaves the uncle’s quabbalic house, and looks very much as if she’s a woman and not a guy at all. According to the film theory, he/she is supposed to beContinue reading “Ingmar Bergman – Fanny and Alexander – 1982”
Plus all the rest of the box set – get on this fairly quickly before it vanishes Ingmar Bergman — Through a Glass Darkly (Såsom i en spegel) — 1961, English subs – YouTube.
Ever noticed that “Sometimes we are in a boom and sometimes we are in recession” Isn’t totally dissimilar to “Sometimes we are at war with Eurasia and sometimes with Eastasia” ?
Following the inevitable but sad news of Ken Russell (heroic blood pressure to the end) here’s another person of the 1970’s, in, it might be argued, the best place for her…
The Third Bolgia: Simoniacs. Pope Nicholas III. Some kind of amuse-bouche for the altar of Canto Nineteen, And Malebolge parts three, four, five, coming seriatim… Yo there, roll up, roll up, You’ll see psychics burned to crisps, You’ll see quacks turned to dust Roll up, roll up, to see sorcerers! But most, here will beContinue reading “Dante Inferno 19 (first part)”
The Furies and Medusa. The Angel. The Sixth Circle: Heresiarchs. The help hasn’t arrived yet. And words to loosen a piton, Most accidents happen on the descent, The dawdling help of God, an uncertain, occasional vision, reliability low, My face scrubbed chalk cowardly white, when I noticed my guide turning back, and I’m sure fearContinue reading “Dante Inferno 9 (1st part)”