Saturday, March 31, 2012

Carrying the Cannes - Today's Happiness Experiment entry

The aircraft carrier in front of the Carlton

Getting drunk on cherries at the Majestic at the MIPcube lunch

Watching youngens doing parcours and streetstuff on the beach with Yifat

Friday, March 30, 2012

Starspot #399

Chris Evans 29/3/12 HFR

Cannes Do - Today's Happiness Experiment entry

Delivering keynote at MIPDoc on pushing the boundaries of multiplatform

Jogging to the marina at the east end of the Croisette at Cannes early this morning

Reading Philip Roth's Nemesis on the plage Carlton in the late afternoon beside a woman with a New York/Noo Joisey accent

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

My generously proportioned hotel room at the Carlton, Cannes - my first stay here since the Melrose years c1996 with MindGym

Dinner with Anna Higgs of Film4 at Gordon Ramsay's Plane Food at LHR T5

Talking about NEDs in Old Queen St

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Starspots special #14: Starmeets

Ian Hislop (and wife)
Outside the National Theatre
First time since Not Forgotten launch at Imperial War Museum in 2008

Gary Kemp
In Heddon Street where Ziggy Stardust was born

Starspots #67

Jon Snow
Outside The Guardian, York Way
24/3/12 on the way home from Olympic volunteer training

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Henri Cartier-Bresson

"There is nothing in the world that does not have a decisive moment"

(on Behind the Gare St Lazare 1932)

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Today's Happiness Experiment entry

Having cleaned up the ground behind the Mond Monument

Watching a war movie with U & N (Spike Lee's Miracle of St Anna)

A bitter shandy in one of those old dimpled pint glasses (sharing a little with N) - The Adam & Eve, Mill Hill Ridgeway

Joan Baez (Festival Hall) 17/3/12

1 God on our Side
2 Swing Low Sweet Chariot
3 Joe Hill
4 House of the Rising Sun
5 Suzanne
6 Diamonds & Rust

7 Blowin' in the Wind
8 The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
9 Imagine

with Una

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Today's Happiness Experiment entry

Watching Rob Kearney and the Irish team play in the 6 Nations Rugby against Scotland

Reading 'Six Days' in the back garden sunshine

Having a Saturday afternoon wander down the High Street