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Remembering friend to Darlinghurst, Norman Thompson

By ALLISON HORE Darlinghurst is mourning the loss of a beloved community advocate this week with the passing of Norman Thompson. Born in Orlando Florida in 1936, Thompson grew up, studied and entered the world of academia in the United States before moving to England in the 1970s. There, he was a Visiting Fellow at […]

Living is Easy With Eyes Closed

What a gentle, sweet little film this is. Fans of Local Hero will remember how it crept up and cast a spell over viewers. This film is similar. Spain, 1966 and Franco is still in power. Antonio (Javier Càmara) is a likeable, naïve, eternal optimist who uses Beatles songs to teach his students English. When […]