April 2013

April 22, 2013

This is my truth, tell me yours

The death of Margaret Thatcher – which, admittedly, is a dull subject this far after the event, but bear with me – prompted an outpouring of comment from across the UK and the rest of the world, much of which contained the word ‘divisive’. That she attracted the devotion of many but […]
April 9, 2013

No Booker prize for ghostwriting!

I don’t go to many parties these days, perhaps because there aren’t many truly good ones around. The ones I do go to invariably have a groan-making ‘shoes off’ policy (I’ve stopped caring about holes in my socks) or involve hordes of toddlers gnawing on various electrical equipment and screaming. But I […]