Beach Bar And Grill

The idea of a beach bar and grill in a country where the weather is very rarely anything less than warm is a near faultless one. It’s surprising that there are not many more of them. But ask any average person what such a name conjures up in their mind and they’ll probably describe a…

TV on DVD

Terry and June – series 6 Don’t worry if you haven’t seen series one to- five, as each episode is pretty much the same. It’s also pretty much the same formula as many other comedies. A middle-aged couple comprising of sensible wife and a stubborn husband gets involved in farcical situations in their otherwise anytown…

Film review: The Prestige

(PG13) Dir Christopher Nolan US 2006. ‘Are you watching closely?’ Michael Caine asks in the opening scene of this film, before explaining that every classic magic trick has three acts. First is ‘the pledge’, where the magician shows you something ordinary. Then comes ‘the turn’ when he’ll make the ordinary do something extraordinary but that’s…

Vu’s

Let’s do lunch. Words normally uttered by two people as they’re parting hurriedly and knowing full well that what they really mean is, “I’ll see you when I see you and yes, I know there will be that awkward silence when we randomly bump into each other in Spinneys but I’m not that desperate to…