Legendary – Ray Harryhausen

Legendary – Ray Harryhausen

I was deeply saddened by the recent death of Ray Harryhausen on May 7th, aged 92. It was another nail in the coffin of my childhood, like when they banned the blue Smartie and 5ive split up. Only, Harryhausen’s passing is infinitely sadder because a vast number of my childhood memories are inextricably linked to […]

Graduation City of Culture

Graduation City of Culture

Yesterday I learned an interesting fact.  In 2014, Riga, the capital of Latvia, will become the European City of Culture. I didn’t go in pursuit of this knowledge: I didn’t read it in the newspaper or find it online; I found out this little titbit whilst I was having my lunch in Hemma Presented by the […]