Who has the best song?

It seems Keir Starmer has chosen “Ode to Joy” as his choice as a representative song for the Labour Party, strangely given his “Not in 50 years” position, but it made me wonder who has the best anthem, I have made a little poll, sorry it’s a bit ugly but I don’t pay for the…

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Bay of Angels by Raoul Dufy

While exploring the idea of visiting Biarritz, I was reminded of a poster I used to have which I misremembered of being of Biarritz. I went looking for it, and discovered the picture I wanted was actually of the Bay of Angels which is in Nice, and was painted by Raoul Dufy, one of whose…

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Shane

I just seen the film again, and must reread the book. I am surprised at some reviews, as I consider the sexual/romantic tension between Marion and Shane underplayed, I feel because of its time, I feel that Shane’s past and his desire to leave it behind is also underplayed. Not that I need to see…

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