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Judy : film review

Judy starts so well. We see a close-up of the young Judy Garland’s face, wide eyed and full of self-doubt. ...

Downton Abbey

A couple of years ago I went to a talk on ‘Diversity in the media’. A small group of Afro-Caribbean ...

Monday Mood, 23.9.19 by Eliza

Happy Monday everyone! Today officially marks the end of Summer, sadly, but sees the beginning of the beautiful season of ...
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Entertainment

Cannes 2019 diary. Part 1

So, another Cannes film festival is coming to an end. Here’s a little visual  diary to remember the trip by. ...

Cannes 2019: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – review

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Audacious storytelling. A punk take on known and well documented modern history. Supremely confident ...

Cannes 2019: Rocketman review

  My name is Elton Hercules John and I’m an alcoholic. And a cocaine addict. And a sex addict. And ...
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Law

Film: Dance with a Stranger

Ruth Ellis was the last woman to be hanged in Britain, in 1955. Her trial lasted all of 37 minutes. ...

Taking Silk

Today, March 11 2019 was ‘Silks Day’ when a new group of QCs (Queen’s Counsel) were appointed at a ceremony ...

A day in the life of a Family Law Barrister

A day in the life of a family law Barrister (Yes, not every day is like this. Yes, if you ...
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Travel

ThursdayThumbsUp:

I’ve just returned from a week at the Venice film Festival. The festival itself is held on Lido and I usually book a hotel close ...

Blenheim palace-day trip

Blenheim Palace, just over 50 miles from London is the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. It’s the principal residence of the Duke of Marlborough and the ...

World Cup adventures by Francis Cassidy

World Cup fever is high. English fans are ecstatic. It may be coming home. So, what’s it like to attend one of the greatest sporting ...

Neil Clark: My path to law

All lawyers go to public school, then Oxbridge and get a leg up from daddy who is a High Court Judge. Right? Well, no. In ...
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