From the daily archives:

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Cine-East Film Club Presents #65: 1958, Dracula (Terence Fisher)

June 14, 2015

Count Dracula: ‘Sleep well, Mr Harker’ Christopher Lee was the Count Dracula I first knew and the one I grew up with. In fact so far as I was concerned as a kid he was Count Dracula. His portrayal of Bram Stoker’s blood-sucking creature of the night is still the one that I judge others […]

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#1028: 2014, Sleaford Mods, Tiswas

June 14, 2015

I’m not suite sure whether “Party Leadership Contender” week on Songs to Learn and Sing is over (I thought there was another song to come), but Ray thinks it is and that’s good enough for me. Given I thought the next song was mine, I had lined up “Burn ‘Em All” (Burn ‘Em = Burnham, gettit?) […]

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Week 24: Hero – Hillary Clinton

June 14, 2015

This Week’s Hero of the Week is Democratic Party Presidential Nomination Contender, Hillary Clinton on the occasion of the formal launch of her bid for the Presidency Among the rather depressing spectacle of the candidates for the leadership of the Labour Party falling over themselves to embrace big business and Tory economic policy in order […]

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Week 24: Villain – The IPCC

June 14, 2015

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) wins our weekly award for the greatest villains of the last seven days My gran, as many grans do, had fairly socially conservative ideas, even if she did always voted Labour. Among those views was that you should always trust a policeman. That all changed on 18 June 1984. […]

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