‘Dad described the plot of Psycho at the dinner table’: how my parents taught me to love film

The Guardian film critic on how his mother and father shaped his relationship with cinema My parents are dead now, and I think about them both every day. They loved the cinema, and would go all the time as a young couple. My mum had a crush on the young Marlon Brando after seeing him in On The Waterfront and as Mark Antony in Julius Caesar. But it was my dad who was the more voluble about film, if not necessarily the more opinionated. Albert Desmond Bradshaw came to London from Belfast in the 1950s to be a photographer. That was where he met my mum, Mollie, who was working as a secretary. They lived in Highgate, north London and …

We Asked Photographers From All Around The World What Love Meant To Them, And Here Are Their Responses (40 Pics)

When it comes to defining what love means, each one of us can have a unique definition. These 50 photographers have shared their unique points of view around ‘Love’ and have been selected as finalists among more than 15,093 submissions in the #Love2019 Photo Contest by AGORA images, a free-to-use photography app that has been awarding the world’s biggest prizes in global photo contests since 2017. More info: Two policewomen help a blind lady crossing the street in busy Yangon by @yekyawthu 10 reply View More Replies… #25 ‘love And Happiness’ All round smiles for these kids playing by @phyomoe 13 reply #26 Beloved Mother And Daughter The infinite bond between a mother and her child, by @aburizhi 10 reply …

Im 34 and still a virgin. Whats wrong with me?

More reality, less fantasy, will help you understand who you are and what you really want, says Annalisa Barbieri I am a 34-year-old virgin. This wouldnt be such a big issue were it not for the inevitability of heartbreak. Every now and then, I fall in love with someone often at work and I become infatuated before I know them properly. There is always a big conversation in which I admit to my feelings and she says she doesnt feel that way at all. Then Im heartbroken for about four months. These feelings are purely romantic and I never fantasise about having sex with any of the women. I think I might be asexual but I cant be sure, given …