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Category Archives: Memories

I am happy to report that Life is pretty good at the moment.  The big one ALONE AROUND THE WORLD is moving right along, with writing about to recommence.  I have had a nice invitation to  return to the UK to make an appearance at the Hammer Horror convention in November, with the possibility of an Evening with Jane Merrow, (that's me folks) at the Cinema Museum...which would be fun all round and quite a boost to the ego. ...
Posted on August 30, 2015 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
Hello all, a bit more about ALONE AROUND THE WORLD, with a couple of nice pictures.   Here is one of Rob and Naomi James and me on the boat Colt Cars, when we first met and were planning the film of Naomi's single handed sailing voyage around the world.   Sadly the timing was all wrong for us, Rob had been really keen on the idea of the film, but Naomi was rather shell shocked by all the ...
Posted on August 22, 2015 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects
Hello everyone, I am off to Sun Valley this weekend to meet with writer David Seidler and Dame Naomi James and her daughter Lois, to talk about the movie we are planning about Naomi’s solo sailing voyage around the world in the 53 foot yacht Express Crusader in 1978 at the age of 29.   I developed this feature in the 1980’s as a vehicle for myself, until David ...
Posted on July 31, 2015 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects
Happy 4th folks...from a blazing Boise (hot that is).   I understand it's the same in the UK.   It's too hot to do much, 105 degrees Farenheit, I feel like I'm in a Tennesse Williams play, sex, heat and mint juleps, nothing to do but lie around and lose one's temper a bit more easily.   At least I do.... friends will tell you that I am not always the ...
Posted on July 3, 2015 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
Oh dear we were careless this week, we lost not one but three dearly loved actors this week.  I worked with two of them, Christopher Lee and Ron Moody and remember them fondly, the third I did not know, Richard Johnson, but fine actor he was, great Shakesperean actor.   I was in THE NIGHT OF THE BIG HEAT ...or ISLAND OF THE BURNING DAMNED (the US distributors liked that title better  ! ???)  Christopher was good to work ...
Posted on June 13, 2015 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People