Category Archives: Christmas

“Evening All”

From 1955 to 1976, each episode began with the genial London bobby, effecting a modest salute as he said, “Evening All”. That opening line became a British household phrase, which lives on to this day as a jocular greeting. It was the BBC TV series, Dixon of Dock Green,  supposedly about daily life at a London police station, with the emphasis on petty crime, successfully controlled through

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Creative Direction, British Style, Surfing, Illustration, Minimal Design and A Wish List!

Go to BACK. to discover the latest links to creative direction, British style, surfing, illustration, minimal design and what’s on Norman B’s Holiday wish list. Next up on Life Elsewhere, best-selling author Peter James talks about his latest book Want You Dead, the tenth in the Roy Grace detective-thriller series. James is a fascinating guest who will share his opinions on the intricacies of police work and criminal minds.

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Holiday Gifts!

In the latest edition of Life Elsewhere, our distinguished panel of experts offered their suggestions for our Annual Christmas Gift Special. Each guest was asked to select three books and one non-book gift. Their choices were as different as they were intriguing. Peter James, best-selling author of the Roy Grace detective-thriller series:         The Burning Room – Michael Connelly A Year

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Tribute To Ian McLagan – Listen Again

In the latest edition of Life Elsewhere, Norman B payed tribute to Ian McLagan. A truly lovely man who tragically died from a massive stroke last Wednesday, December 3. Just over a week prior, Norman B aired on Life Elsewhere part one of his in-depth conversations with Ian, recorded earlier this year. The chats with Mac came about because the two silver-haired, ex-art students had met up at a charity event

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The Annual Holiday Gift Special

Next on Life Elsewhere, our distinguished panel of “gifting” experts offer their suggestions for our Annual Christmas Gift Special. We asked each of them to choose three books and one non-book gift, and explain their choices. You can expect smart, entertaining and fascinating ideas from Peter James, best-selling author of the Roy Grace detective-thriller series; Robert Newman, esteemed creative director and influential design consultant; David Ulin, Los Angeles Times book critic

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