Macumba in Rio

A sleepless New Year's Eve night led me to the BBC’s Radio 4 where the World News was describing scenes at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro.  Over one million people were there, it said. My mind flew back to my own New Year’s Eve on that beach, back in the nineties.  We had gone … Continue reading Macumba in Rio

New Year’s Eve 2015/2016

After last year's parade of people famous for merely being famous, fatuous comments from said celebs, frantic commenting from comperes striving too hard to convey a frenzy of excitement and "stars" swanning around swanky venues I decided that enough was enough.