Once again, I find myself indulged in another topic I knew hardly anything on. This time it started with a Sky Arts showing of an Aids concert in memory of Queen front man Freddie Mercury. My trusty sidekick wiki was used to do a bit of background research into his life and what was so … Continue reading Freddie Mercury: Gimmick Or Genius
Marilyn Monroe has always been iconic; I don’t even have to put her surname in the title! Famed for being a Blonde bombshell screen siren, I’ve always secretly admired her from afar. As a 50’s siren into a 60’s tragic case, it’s this age old tale of recreating this fairy-tale people love to believe, beautiful … Continue reading The Secret life of Marilyn
Not just about reading today.. I recently watched the Oscar nominated film about Jackie Kennedy. The film documents the famous LIFE interview conducted just 5 days after her husbands shocking assassination. The film focuses on the intrigue and mystery surrounding one of the most beloved and iconic First Ladies. Whilst the film was enjoyable, it seemed … Continue reading Jackie… Iconic or fairytale?
For someone of my age I know very little about the rat pack years and Frank Sinatra. I know a few classics i.e. - My way, New York New York, Something’ Stupid. The big ones, I knew nothing of him as a person, this book is full of so much information- this man is crazy, … Continue reading Frank Sinatra- The man behind the Legend
This is one of my favorite authors, I only have 3 of his 19 books, I am working my way through them slowly, so the next couple of posts are about the ones I’ve read and highly recommend, this is a brief intro to this wonderful story teller! If no- one has heard or read any … Continue reading J. Randy Taraborrelli
As someone who knew 0% about the Krays I went in with open eyes and mind when watching Legend, of course Tom Hardy was a big plus! However the story was so gripping about the power these two brothers had over East London. The end of the film stated what happened to the twins in … Continue reading The rise and fall of the Krays