Monthly Archives: August 2011

Sounds Like James Bond

I always work listening to music, and today was James Bond day at Fowler Towers. After writing here about John Barry, I was talking to friends about David Arnold taking over Barry’s musical duties on the 007 films, and the general opinion was that Arnold was really nothing more than an accomplished John Barry mimic. […]

A Style For London

Paul Finch, the head of England’s national architectural review body, has been talking about how important it was for the London Olympic Games to be designed by modernists and not traditionalists, a view I more or less agree with. His idea of modernism is a global one, so there is nothing uniquely British about the […]