Phantom Rides in the Gymnasium

  January is such a ball-ache. I put on half a stone over Christmas. That's on top of the three stone I’ve already acquired since I gave up smoking. This January was the moment to try and tackle that with three self-imposed rules: 1) no booze, 2) no refined sugar, 3) no restaurants. My fourth … Continue reading Phantom Rides in the Gymnasium

British Life on Film: History and the Film Archives

I love the BFI's BRITAIN ON FILM website and all the fab material held in the regional archives which it showcases. So much so that I've organised a little symposium about it, which invites folk who have discovered films there and gone on to do research on the films themselves or the events/people/organisations they depict, … Continue reading British Life on Film: History and the Film Archives