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Book Review: Sebastian Horsley ~ Dandy in the underworld: an unauthorised autobiography (2007)

If you like train crash autobiographies this is for you. His family were rich and he was unconstrained from his earliest moments. Sebastian was a psychopath towards himself. He fell in love with Jimmy Boyle, a Scottish murderer, who was … Continue reading

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Exiled to Soho

Soho’s walls wrap themselves round me like a spiders web clutching a fly to its bosom and as I hang over the streets I’m choked by the cancer filled air preparing me for my doom. There’s no sky in Soho … Continue reading

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Film Review ~ Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri (Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell)

Will Gompetz wrote an enthusiastic review for the BBC (referenced below) saying that Frances McDormand (Mildred Hayes) was a certainty for an Oscar. He also described Three Billboards…. as a ‘black comedy’. The first is a decent prediction but ‘black … Continue reading

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A Nihilist Praises Gambling

A Punter Jim put his entire stake on the first race to get it over and done with straightaway. A Gambler “(He) was a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose… Show me a gambler and I’ll show … Continue reading

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