Agent Lynch’s Top 10 Films of the 60s (Part I)

1. Belle de Jour (1967) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061395/ Directed by Luis Bunuel this film had so many vivid scenes I thought about them for days afterward. It was only on my third watch that I realised it was completely without music. The story is that Severine (Catherine Deneuve) is very cool physically, chaste with her husband, but [...]

How I fell in love with Tina

I was 15 when I first gazed at Tina. I had seen her before in pictures but never in the flesh.  But there she was in my favourite vintage shop her eyelids heavy with lashes, pinky orange lips parted staring out at me- she was beautiful. At that moment I fell in love with her. [...]

‘Beatles to Bowie’ and hot flushes

On Monday I was invited to the launch of ‘Beatles- Bowie: The 60s Exposed’ photography exhibition at the National Portrait gallery. I have not been there for ages so it was a treat. It’s a pretty large exhibition with some star pieces you will probably know and lots of other gems you probably haven’t seen [...]