India Calling…

It’s hard to believe that it’s been exactly ten years now since I travelled to India on behalf of the British Council, visiting Kolkata, Pune and Bangalore in quick succession. Exactly ten years ago today I was landing at Kolkata after a long haul flight via Delhi, taken to my hotel (the ITC Sonar hotel, […]

Swanky Parties…

This Wednesday past, Tracy and I were guests at the Raindance Film Festival’s Independent Filmmaker’s Ball in London. We even had a paparazzi red carpet to walk down. The music was excellent, the party was rocking and Raindance made a ton of money to help young people gain their first steps into the industry. So […]

Budapest Is Rising…

When I was a kid, the only thing I knew about Budapest was from a song in the musical CHESS, which talks about the 1956 Budapest Rising. That was pretty much it, apart from a barely remembered weekend break there about fifteen years ago, where all I remember visiting was a restaurant called ‘Sir Lancelot’s‘, […]