Sunday, 30 May 2010

Adore Karolina Gburczyk as a film buddy, Werner Herzog's "Bad Lieutenant" turned out to be the perfect hangover cure for both of us.
Strong political debate with Dirk van der Velden & Ponni Arumugam Dutchman whose lived with coalition government, staunch Labour voter & Me

Saturday, 29 May 2010

British Museum's exhibition "Kingdom of Ife" with Liz Block. Britain protected African Sculptures by not letting them be taken from Africa!
John Odell saves the night. Just The Tonic Comedy Club, Leicester Square Theatre, Nina Conti, Jared Christmas, Robin Ince, just the ticket!

Friday, 28 May 2010

Ever wonderful, Spanish, Suraya Gaeta struggled with Olde English in play "Women Beware Women" at the National Theatre, but enjoyed the wine
Looking at footage of the Emily Wilding Davison documentary with Barbara Gorna & Leah Stipic. Story of suffragette killed by Kings Horse.

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Meeting with friend & Co-Producer Leopold Wurm, proved very promising in respect to the next round of fund raising for feature film Vigilia.
Great lunch with dear friend Colin Ngan, the £15 for three courses offer at Eastway @ Andaz (just near Liverpool Street Station) is stunning

Monday, 24 May 2010

Thanks comedian Chris Rock for taking a DVD copy of my film Colour Blind following his screening of "Good Hair" at the Brixton Ritzy Cinema.
Hope friend Robert Cohen's superb one man play, The Trials of Harvey Matusow, comes to London after closing in Brighton Festival last night.

Saturday, 22 May 2010

Champagne Picnic in St. James's Park with adorable Cristina Keech followed by Peader Kirk's "I Was there..." in ICA with Christopher Lambert

Friday, 21 May 2010

Summer drinks and Dim Sum on the Southbank with dear friend, author & journalist Daphna Baram. Watch out for her comedy "Sick in the City".

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Theatrical day full of love, first the amazing Valerie Channel owner of the Haymarket Theatre then Musical Director of Chicago, Tom Wakeley.

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Spent the day filming former Independent MP Martin Bell being Grilled by London Press Club Chair David Selves at the Constitutional Club.

Monday, 17 May 2010

Celebrated 10th Anniversary of Tate Modern with Deborah Collins, before film about Cameraman, Jack Cardiff, at the NFT and Dinner at 1882.
Enjoyed sharing stories with Director Michael Raeburn following screening of his South African film Triomf, examination of poor white trash
Wishing new found friend Kathy Hill all success with finding a place to screen her film about homelessness in Cannes (@Downandout Incannes)

Friday, 14 May 2010

Thanks to John Odell for tickets to the Royal Festival Hall to see London Philharmonia Orchestra performing Holst's, The Planets, Opus 32.
The Russian Film "Dogtooth" is surprisingly powerful. The absence of any music enhances the realism & makes the random violence, terrifying.
Ridley Scott's "Robin Hood" almost as bad as a film can get. Torturously long, pointless plot, bad script and phoned in performances, Why?

Thursday, 13 May 2010

V.Pleased award winning writer, Rhianna Pratchett has agreed to write screenplay for Vigilia

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

15 minute meeting with Oona King at Channel 4 about short film Colour Blind, was positive but felt like an episode of the TV Series 30 Rock.
Took 3 Hours just to explain the problems I'm having with the DWP to solicitor from Duncan Lewis. Let's hope it's the start of my come back

Monday, 10 May 2010

Ironic, that as the CFS/ME awareness campaign week kicks off, that I've been laid up (mostly in bed) for the past 3 days due to the disease

Saturday, 8 May 2010

Thanks to the talented and lovely Cola Bling for the film The Infidel (smart idea but sadly poorly delivered) and dinner at Satay in Brxton.

Thursday, 6 May 2010

The chaos created by the Electoral Commission tonight highlights the problems I've been trying to bring to a UK audience for the past year
Taking great pleasure in absteining to vote today. Stand against a system that erodes my civil liberties I remain off the electoral register

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Surprised that film "How To Train Your Dragon" in 3D, was so entertaining. Though think company of Naomi Kenton & son Charles may of helped.

Monday, 3 May 2010

Cardiff continues to amuse. Anouncement at train station "next train is request stop only; please inform Guard when you want to get off"!
Horrored to discover that a small screen Odeon multiplex in Cardiff, costs more to enter than the world famous Odeon Leicester Square!

Sunday, 2 May 2010

Felt empowered getting behind the wheel of a car for the first time in over a year. Thanks to the generosity of Anne & Malcolm Williams.