Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Friday Song Returns!

As I was researching the swinging sixties,  I recalled this snippet from the film ‘Head’ directed by Bob Rafaelson. The Monkees copied everything the Beatles did, so when the Beatles made ‘Magical Mystery Tour’, a self-indulgent farrago that nevertheless spawned a staggering number of timeless hits, the Monkees made ‘Head’, which didn’t. Bits of it […]

5 Easy Things You Can Do On World Book Day

Here are five things you can do on World Book Day today, wherever you live. Literacy is priceless and self-perpetuating, and a skill that costs nothing to keep. Your discernment and taste in reading gets richer and deepens with every year of your life, except in the case of my father, who was stayed with […]