Damn, summer's still here. After standing idle for several months, the scaffolding outside is being removed. As far as I know, though, the job isn't finished. Rumours abound that the council ran out of money, but nobody really knows anything, as usual.
Saw a very good flm, TELSTAR a tragicomic biopic about the unfortunate mad genius of 60's pop, Joe Meek. Con O' Neil gave a barnstorming performance, the whole cast was spot on, even the horrible James Corden, and the cinematography and period 'feel' were excellent. Strange how similar the characters of Meek and Phil Spector seem to be, although the latter at least got to enjoy riches before he went completely off the rails.
Here are some sketches I did watching SIMON BOCCANEGRA:
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