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Review – From Up on Poppy Hill

February 28, 2012 by


In the framework of the Brussels Anima Film Festival, I went to see Studio Ghibli’s latest offering コクリコ坂から (From Up on Poppy Hill). Here’s my review. From Up on Poppy Hill, Studio Ghibli’s latest film, is one of transition. Written by Miyazaki père, yet directed by Miyazaki fils, there is a notable change of style […]

Austerity? Not in Brussels

February 24, 2012 by


This is not another Eurosceptic demolition piece that would feel at home on the UKIP website. This is the plea of a concerned citizen, who believes that good governance necessitates an accountable elite, in-touch with the people they represent. Leaving aside for now the European Commission’s lack of democratic accountability, which is undoubtedly a significant […]