A father and son team from Cherbourg has won the top prize in the Rolex Fastnet Race, and the French have been climbing all over the top honours. Sailing two-handed, Pascal and Alexis Loison beat off the threat from bigger, more powerful, and vastly more expensive rivals to take their 33-foot Night and Day to the best corrected time out of 336 starters in the 611-mile race which started from Cowes on Sunday.
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Sunday 24 August 2008
The lounge music bandwagon may have moved on, but this long-unavailable 1962 opus by Juan Garcia Esquivel, the Mexican composer, arranger, pianist and all-round auteur of widescreen stereo kitsch, deserves celebrating.
Friday 25 July 2008
Three questions arising from the title of John Barrowman: the Making of Me: what made John Barrowman the way he is? Could you put it in a bottle? And having put it in a bottle, could you row it out to sea and sink it? I'm not saying I'd necessarily do that, but after an hour of The Making of Me, I think I'd like to know that the option is available.
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