Death Of A Glutton*

Seb is washing up and tidying the kitchen. Can hear running water and the sound of cutlery clattering as he puts it away. Have escaped to my bedroom for a few minutes to write this. We’ve just returned from the cinema – the Michael Fassbender “Macbeth”. Excellent. Bloody, grimy and beautifully shot. Lots of mountains […]

The Documents In The Case*

“I’m calling you from outside the gym,” Seb says, when he calls at 8.30pm last night. “Ah, well done for going,” I say.  “What’s all that noise in the background?” “Well, I haven’t actually been in,” he says.  “Have just arrived here and it’s closed.  So I’m walking home and it’s windy.” “That’s a shame,” […]

Fifty Shades Of Grey

It’s not bad, the “Fifty Shades Of Grey” film. Not bad at all. Went to see it last night with low expectations, and actually enjoyed it more than expected to. Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele is great: funny, spirited, beautiful. The film looks very stylish: lush colours, shiny buildings. It’s directed by an artist: Sam […]