Stirring stuff from Miles Davis

The Italian and I had no problem choosing this next album as one of our favourites, it’s a bit gorgeous. Miles Davis – Ascenseur pour l’échafaud (Lift to the scaffold), the soundtrack to Louis Malle’s film starring Jeanne Moreau, recorded in Paris in 1957. The story goes that Louis Malle had loops made up of […]

Bar du Marché, Soho

It’s a little bit of France in Soho, tucked away in Berwick Street, in the heart of the market. I’ve forgotten how many years I’ve been going there, but Bar du Marché became my second office. If you sit at the bar long enough your whole life will turn up to join you for a […]