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Review: Denial (2016)

Denial tells the story of notorious Holocaust denier David Irving’s 1996 libel case against Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt, when he accused her of harming his professional reputation by calling his denialist history into… Continue reading

The Sapphire Queen

Today is the 65th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II acceding to the throne. In her official sapphire jubilee portrait H.M. is wearing a sapphire necklace and earring set given to her by her… Continue reading

A Good Day Out Looking at Paintings of Dogs

Now a famous man once said “I don’t know much about art but I know what I like, and it’s dogs”. And if you agree, then you’ll have a great day out at… Continue reading

A puppy walk on the beach

It was a brisk and windy day when we took the poodle puppies for a walk on the beach. I love a bracing walk in Autumn, it really blows the cobwebs away. I… Continue reading

Oriental Lily in Bloom

Believe it or not, we have a heat wave in England. It’s a balmy  82°F  today, a welcome change from the chill drizzle we would normally expect at this time of year, and my oriental… Continue reading

Red is the new black

This week Kate attended a state banquet at Buckingham Palace for the first time, and she completely nailed it. Wearing a stunning red, vintage-inspired floor-length evening gown, she looked like a 1950s film… Continue reading

Godrevy Lighthouse, Cornwall

This is one of my favourite views in Britain, sitting on the cliffs looking at Godrevy Lighthouse. Virginia Woolf visited this lighthouse in 1892, and it is often said that it inspired her… Continue reading

I Got Stripes

Here is nextdoor’s cat modelling this season’s must-have look – stripes.