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The Beer Dinner

Beer drawing

Stan Hieronymus is hosting this month’s Session, asking bloggers:

If you could invite four people dead or alive to a beer dinner who would they be? What four beers would you serve? Read the rest of this entry »

Saturday Night Movie: The Man who Fought the Planners – The Story of Ian Nairn

An excellent documentary, and an excellent entry point to Ian Nairn – after watching this you’ll probably find yourself trawling YouTube for more original footage. Here was a man who fought against the destruction of old towns, yet did not consider himself a conservationist. A man who railed against the follies of town planners, but who could appreciate decent modern architecture. This programme also harks back to a time when TV could just be a passionate, articulate and informed person speaking to camera without any gimmicks, and could still be compelling and vital.