The Daughter Of Time*

Happy Richard III burial day.  Don’t think have urged you to read anything yet but please read The Daughter Of Time by Josephine Tey.  It’s a detective classic and addresses whether or not Richard III killed the princes in the tower.  It was one of Mum’s favourite books when she was young and it has […]

Gravity’s Rainbow

Ah, it is just so nice not to be miserable. Am writing this on the bike in the hotel gym in Stratford. That’s Stratford-upon-Avon. Obviously. Swans glide across my view: the gym looks out over the river. Boats are moored on the right of my vision and willows weep over the water. It’s light and […]

Something Rotten In The State Of Denmark

1. DON’T suggest meeting at a swanky bar that is not only prohibitively expensive but also attached to a restaurant. 2. If he arrives, says “I’m starving, shall we get some food here” DON’T say “Yes” if you’ve never been to the restaurant before. 3. If the menu arrives and you can tell that it’s […]