BOND, BECOMING BOND – Catching George Lazenby’s second 007 movie

Who needs white dots and a John Barry guitar overture? “In 1969, a poor Australian car mechanic who had never acted a day in his life landed the role of James Bond” is nearly as enticing as any gunbarrel opener […]

THE CARS OF SPECTRE – Catching BOND IN MOTION’s new SPECTRE collection

Since Bond In Motion‘s launch in March 2014 (full review and galleries), EON Productions and the London Film Museum’s collection of Bond vehicle gems has been attracting fans, tourists, kids and petrol heads alike from across the globe. Masterminded by the London Film Museum’s […]

Catching TRIGGER MORTIS at its London launch

“It was that moment in the day when the world has had enough” Trigger Mortis The race date was Monday September 7th 2015. The starting grid was London’s Waterstones Piccadilly. The grandstand was flanked by Ian Fleming Publications, Orion Books, Fleming […]

OFF THE WALL – Sam Smith is announced as SPECTRE’s title song performer

The official writing is finally on the wall with the announcement that British singer Sam Smith is performing  Writing’s On The Wall– the title song to the 24th Bond movie, Spectre. Just like Adele before him, the multi-Grammy award winning […]

Catching SPECTRE – discussing Bond, his new mission, Vodka Martinis and SPECTRE monorails

“SPECTRE is a nod to the Connery cat-stroking years” Talking Bond, SPECTRE, Vodka Martinis and villain’s monorails on Five News… “SPECTRE goes right back to the heart of Bond” And taking things with a twist of lemon and a spin […]

PROJECT ONE – Anthony Horowitz announced as the new James Bond author

On your marks, get set, Double-O!!! Ian Fleming Publications have announced that British writer Anthony Horowitz is to pen the next title in their ever-expanding list of James Bond continuation novels, tentatively titled Project One. Following on from the earlier post […]

Catching GOLDENEYE and the London launch of Matthew Parker’s new book

With Blackwell Rum on standby (a prized brand aptly produced by the owner of the Goldeneye estate, Chris Blackwell), Matthew Parker’s lush tome Goldeneye – Where Bond Was Born : Ian Fleming’s Jamaica has been launched in fine Caribbean style. Charting the […]

FROM SWEDEN WITH LOVE marks 10 years with a grand gala weekend

Our bullet catching ally Anders Frejdh over at From Sweden With Love is marking ten years as a Bond fan site (and so much more) with a grand weekend in September this year. From 19-21 September 2014 and with all profits […]

On Her Majesty’s Postal Service

As the fiftieth anniversary of author Ian Fleming’s early death approaches, the National Literacy Trust & Books About Town reveal their beautiful 007/Fleming bench in London’s Bloomsbury Park and Matthew Parker’s Goldeneye – Where Bond Was Born : Ian Fleming’s Jamaica is published (August […]