Before we all get drunk on woo, it’s best we honour St Valentine. Problem is, according to history, there are three claimants.
Today in 1987, we lost the incomparable James Baldwin. In a divided, angry 2019, we need him more than ever.
Never has the term ‘include your brother’ been used to greater effect than the Gershwins. George and Ira were titans together, minnows alone. Sadly, it was not to last.
Orson Welles. Philanderer. Egotist. Auteur. With his long-dead project exhumed by Netflix, why not share your breakfast with Orson. Just mind your fingers. And your manners.
Very few artists allow you to travel back in time, but the warm charm of Al Bowlly instantly drags you back to the optimistic sepia blur of the 1920s.