Archive for December, 2012

Bella Sky hotel is not the most beautiful piece of architecture but it is a landmark in Copenhagen. The view from the narrow ribbon that joins the two towers is fantastic. When we were there a peregrine falcon was circling the towers. http://www.bellaskycomwell.dk/hotelsite2011/om_hotellet/ DSC_0899.JPG DSC_0900.JPG DSC_0901.JPG DSC_0902.JPG DSC_0903.JPG DSC_0904.JPG DSC_0905.JPG DSC_0908.JPG DSC_0910.JPG DSC_0917.JPG DSC_0918.JPG DSC_0921.JPG […]


Baby Brave are the sweetest pop group based in Wrexham.


2012 in review

31Dec12

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 15,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 3 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.


According to the press release “The Snowman and The Snowdog is the brand new charming sequel to the Christmas classic The Snowman. Raymond Briggs’ iconic children’s book follows the wonderful adventures of a young boy and the remarkable snowman he creates. Adapted for the screen in 1982, the Oscar-nominated film – wordless, apart from its […]


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                                                      http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/heres-to-the-small-print-the-past-and-future-of-compact-literature-1913501.html One of the strange by-products of the digital revolution that we are going through at the moment is that no one seems to know how big anything […]


The First Cut

20Dec12

If you’re looking for something to do over the Christmas Holidays can I recommend a visit to Manchester City Art Galleries. The current exhibition is astonishingly good and will prove popular with all ages. The First Cut features a remarkable range of contemporary artists who are using paper in their work. There’s Rob Ryan, Su […]


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Well for a start you need a torch! The view from Charlottenbourg to Christianshaven is invariably either dark or overcast (just watch every episode of The Killing 3). Apart from that I didn’t realise until we visited how different the Danes are… In a good way. There appears to be less of a class divide […]




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