The Adventure Of The Six Napoleons*

“So, I’ve got an exam tomorrow,” Seb says, when he calls last night. “At what time – so I can send positive thoughts,” I say, although what I mean is: at what time – so I can text you to remind you to attend it.  Or: wonder if you know what time exam is.  Maybe check. […]

Something In The Way*

And so to the refurbished Art Deco cinema, now a Documentary cinema, to see the Kurt Cobain film, Montage Of Heck. It’s good, although not much about the music.  Very little about the music, in fact.  Which is a shame.  There’s a bit about Kurt’s creative process: we see him drawing and painting and his notebooks […]

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking*

“So,” Seb says when he calls at lunchtime today.  “I’m planning your birthday and…is there anything you want to see at the theatre or cinema or…” “A Royal Night Out,” I say.  “Rupert Everett as George VI.  The Queen and Princess Margaret going out on VE Day, it’s out on my birthday and…” “Ah I […]

Roar*

“So I’ve been thinking of nice things to do for your birthday,” Seb says, on the phone just a few minutes ago. “Wow, exciting!” I say, switching the grill off, taking my omelette out.  Will finish cooking it after this chat.  Can’t remember the last time I had a boyfriend on my birthday.  Probably the […]