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Talkin' Screens

Under the Red Sky was Bob Dylan’s 27th studio album.  With its ominous title and deceptively simple songs it captured my imagination from the first time I heard it.  It struck me today that I was a little younger than my eldest child when it was released; he is thirteen next month.

A Manhattan Moment

As temperatures rise to an uncomfortable pitch in the height of summer here in LA, I often find myself slipping backwards through the humidity to the first months of our American adventure and the electric heat of that Manhattan summer. 


We took a drive up the Pacific Coast Highway to Malibu a couple of nights ago; heading out into the hazy traffic of an LA summer evening…. I think there’s something about the nature of the American West that alters our understanding of the world and our place within it. Whether it’s ultimately positive or negative I really couldn’t say.

Dreaming in California

Eight years of memories and experiences - like looking though a kaleidoscope. The family who moved from London to Manhattan is a far away remembrance and yet it feels like only yesterday that we arrived in the searing heat of a New York summer. The elusive ghost of time past that slips away when one tries to fix upon it.