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10 May

Absolutely Anything streams on Amazon Prime

  Absolutely Anything, the movie I wrote with Terry Jones of Monty Python, is now available free on Amazon Prime. Check it out if you like Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Eddie Izzard, Joanna Lumley, Rob Riggle, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Pythons in alien suits. Oh, yes, and Robin Williams as the cute dog. #montypythons #simonpegg #katebeckinsale #robriggle @Sanjeev Bhaksar #eddie izzard #joannalumley #robinwilliams...

04 May

Word Art at the Bergamot Center

Just We went to an excellent open day at the Bergamot Centre, a bunch of galleries in an old Santa Monica freight station, where we discovered James Griffith, who combines words and images that delight the eye and brain simultaneously. Hats off, Mr Griffith.#jamesgriffith #modernart...

19 Apr

Toy Sculptures as NFTs

I've decided to experiment with selling iterations of my toy sculptures as NFTs. If you'd lie to check out the first one, go to [caption id="attachment_2140" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Magic[/caption]...

13 Apr

Roman Reactors

Boris Johnson is planning to “solve” the climate crisis by filling the UK with new nuclear power stations. But if the Romans had built reactors in Britain 2,000 years ago we would still be trying to figure out how to deal with the radioactive waste, because it lasts, effectively, forever. And if the Russians ever attacked British reactors as they did in those in the Ukraine, this small island would be facing an irreversible national disaster. Without the technology to safeguard nuclear waste and protect reactors from attack, building new atomic power...

22 Jan

Farewell to a best friend

With Terry Jones' death I have of course lost one of my best friends, but on the other hand I'm happy for the blessed release for him and the loving family who have been caring for him so well since the dementia struck. The sadness will pass: what Terry leaves behind is a host of happy memories for me and my family, who have known him too all these years - and loved him. George Lucas brought us together when he got me to persuade Terry to direct an episode of...