I’ve returned to London. On the upside, my dear friends are here. I can feast on hummus and drink New World wines. However, these gifts come at a price. Principally, having to live in a country where a soulless, Christawful version of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah is the Christmas Number 1. … Continue reading
Posted by Cila Warncke Just posted on the fab Mr & Mrs Smith blog… Christmas is a very special time in Ibiza. Local municipalities have gotten splendidly into the spirit, decking the main streets and town squares with fairy lights and fir trees. The annual Christmas Fair is in full … Continue reading
Posted by Cila Warncke Leonard Cohen and Judy Collins performing ‘That’s No Way To Say Goodbye‘, the most beautiful, heartrending song I’ve ever heard.
Posted by Cila Warncke Every once in a while someone hits up one of my blogs with a comment so fantastically stupid I sit and cackle helplessly (and then email it to my friends). Some chap happened across a few comments about sexism and sex appeal in Quantum of Solace … Continue reading
Posted by Cila Warncke On a time-killing impulse I went to London’s legendary Prince Charles Cinema yesterday afternoon (my flight home wasn’t till five PM), bought a £10 annual membership and a ticket to the only thing showing between half-one and three: Man On Wire. Not as grammatically challenged as … Continue reading
Welcome disruption in the form of an impulse journey to Cork. The familiar is useful for many things: ease, security, comfort. But not for progression or intense coversational cogitation. There are, in other words, good reasons for seeking out a strange, half-lit living room in which to drink endless cups … Continue reading