Once you get over the culture shock, Filey is a pleasant spot, particularly at the beginning or end of the summer, when the hotels are half full. The brave go in winter, when the wind can be bitter and biting and Filey resumes its real life as a tiny, introverted fishing community.
Although I'm deaf in only my left ear, when there is noise all around, I'm unable to distinguish sounds and can't hear anything.
Authors do this for a living, and if you take their work for nothing, you are depriving them of a living.
Edam and Gouda are genuine Dutch cheeses, but the real thing is a lot less bland than the varieties most of us experience in the U.K.
Flash turns up the optical volume so that whatever lies behind the lens - be it film or a digital sensor - is a little more receptive.
I don't think I'd seen anything like 'The Killing.'
I just love doing different things, which is what being a working author is like.
I think there is this huge hole in Shakespeare that you do not know why Macbeth is who he is.
I want to do more audio originals because I think that it is a fascinating medium. If you think about it, this is original storytelling.
I'm much more likely to get lynched over 'The Killing' than 'Macbeth.'
If you think about what 'The Killing' is, it is the theatrical production, not the script.
Lympne Castle opens its doors to visitors during the summer only. It is privately owned, and more an interesting medieval manor than a castle.
Opinions are 10 a penny. In the spin-driven, PR-controlled world of the 21st century, hard facts are rare indeed.
Scripts are very different to books. They are blueprints for building, not the building.
Stand outside De Eland, on the Berenstraat Bridge over the Prinsengracht, and you see what real Amsterdam life is like.
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