'No matter what it was we were interested in, I remember at one point I wanted to be an astronaut, he was like "do it. do it. Educate yourself as much as possible then go with it" with every aspect of life,' Paris said. … [Read more...] about Paris Jackson puts on a playful display as she pulls tongues with friend and artist Michael Bradley in sweet snaps
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As Daley himself once explained to Graham Norton, who wondered why his trunks had to be quite so tight: “If you’re spinning around the last thing you want is to have something come out of place! And when you hit the water you don’t want things flapping about, because it would hurt.” However, if you Google “Tom Daley” and “Speedos”, once you have finished marvelling at his inguinal creases, you’ll appreciate why Out magazine once described the Speedo as “the single most perfect and pithy item of clothing ever designed for the male body”. … [Read more...] about Trunk call: the comeback of skimpy Speedos
Searle kept up a punishing schedule in the 50s: St Trinian's and Molesworth; drawings to accompany the theatre reviews in Punch - he would join the theatre critic, Eric Keown, in the stalls and sketch the drama unfolding on the stage; cartoons for the Sunday Express, Tribune and the News Chronicle; travel books with Alex Atkinson (the joke being that the latter had never visited the countries he was describing); advertise ments; animation for Walt Disney. He also designed the posters for the four highly successful St Trinian's films, but had no hand in what appeared on the screen and thinks them (Alastair Sim excepted) crass and witless. Where comedy is concerned, his preference is for the sophisticated and elliptical, and he thinks "humour today is medieval, almost Greek: stick your tongue out, cross your eyes, fart - the subtlety has totally gone". … [Read more...] about Scion of a noble line
I was an asthmatic child and didn't get much of an art education. But then, at the age of about 14, I discovered Ronald Searle. He was working as a cartoonist for the News Chronicle and Punch magazine, doing wonderful, satirical portraits of people such as the Archbishop of Canterbury. He became my hero. I found out where he lived and used to cycle over to Bayswater from Hampstead, composing what I would say to the great man. His house had a green door with a brass doorbell – but I could never get my fingers to ring it. I was too afraid. I would get back on my bike and cycle home, feeling dismal. … [Read more...] about Ronald Searle: Now let’s have some fizz
The format of the show remains the same - contestants take part in blind auditions and the judges spin round in their chairs if they like what they hear. … [Read more...] about Who are The Voice Kids 2020 UK judges?