Monthly Archives: March 2016

Back garden – day 2 post winter clear up

Busy day which has had to end a little early as I need to jump in the shower and then head out to meet friends for a coffee before going to a gig. The Pyrantha is mostly pruned (though I … Continue reading

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Back garden – day 1 of the post winter clear up!

Now the BFI Flare festival is over I can get back to concentrating on the important things – my garden and allotment! My poor back garden has suffered much over winter – mostly because I’ve not had the time to … Continue reading

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BFI Flare festival – final film

Final film of Flare for me was at 11:40am on Saturday morning – The Girl King. This is a kind of AU period piece.  Ostensibly it looks like a traditional costume drama but it’s much more of an actor-centric psychologial … Continue reading

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BFI Flare festival – film 11

The final set of shorts for me tag line for the collection was “these films prove we all have a little something to learn, no matter where we might be.” Mother Knows Best delightful little Swedish short.  After introducing his … Continue reading

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BFI Flare festival – films 9 & 10

Yet another day of two films, but after this there are only two more films to go. First up this evening was an Australian film Holding The Man which was based Timothy Conigrave’s cult-classic and hilarious memoir. Apparently this was … Continue reading

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BFI Flare festival – films 6-8

Monday saw me take a half day off work so I could go and see ALL the films…well, 3 films in quick succession. Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures The first I heard of the work of Robert Mapplethorpe was around … Continue reading

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BFI Flare festival – films 4 & 5

Somewhere in Between was a series of 5 shorts running under the tag of some relationships last a single night. Others last a lifetime. Confession time here – things have been hectic at work and at home on the voluntary … Continue reading

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