On my stereo this week: Tori Amos, Cat SFX & Fenne Lily.

Tori Amos – ‘Reindeer King’. There is something always so familiar about Tori Amos that keep me coming back to […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: When Anita Ekberg kisses Jerry Lewis in Hollywood or Bust.

Long before I first really noticed Anita Ekberg through ‘adult eyes’, I saw her in a rerun of Hollywood or Bust (1956) […]

Drinking Tuscany: Chianti Classico and its connection to history.

I have never been to Italy and it is not to say that I will never go, but about six […]

For The Love of Wine: A brief history of South American Wine.

Years ago a good friend of mine presented me with a bottle of Malbec wine imported from Argentina. I looked […]

Breathing new life into Croatian wine.

The accession of Croatia in the middle of 2013 was an important step in the integration of the smaller nations […]

On my stereo this week: Agnes Obel, Fiona Apple & Tame Impala.

Agnes Obel – ‘Broken Sleep’. The Danish classically trained singer songwriter, Agnes Obel’s new album Myopia is one big moody […]

For The Love of Wine: The short history of Australian wine.

The success Australian wine has received over the years is amazing. It, of course, is cyclic depending on things like […]

What’s new, right now? ‘Lifetime’ by The Money War.

From the opening moments of Lifetime, it’s clear The Money War’s Dylan and Carmen Ollivierre, have expanded the scope of […]

Interview with Indie-Rocker Ania Thomas.

Rock ‘n’ roll has been a cultural pillar for Polish-born Ania Thomas for more years than she probably cares to […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Dr. Shirley helps Tony write a letter to his wife.

The critics and the Academy a few years ago had nothing but praise for Green Book. It was controversially awarded Best […]