The diary of a journalist and novelist. I write about books, films, family, London and living by the seaside. Don't miss my new Cool Guide to Dorset posts too.
Afternoon tea, stunning views across a windswept sea and a captivating talk by a bestselling author. How could I resist the chance to hear Rowan Coleman talk about her books at the Purbeck Literary Festival this week? If you haven’t ...continued
Buying a tumbledown farmhouse in the south of France is probably the most impulsive thing I’ve ever done and even though I sold it two years ago it continues to ...continued
The Times critic Kate Muir has described Manchester by the Sea as “the most emotionally intelligent film you will see this year” – and she’s probably right. The main problem ...continued
After the excitement of December 25 – parties, presents, carols, turkey, twinkling lights and all – the days between Christmas and New Year can be a bit of an anti-climax. ...continued
Christmas is almost here and thank goodness for that. After a tempestuous year the festive season has arrived in true 2016 style – heralded by wild storms and lashing rain. ...continued
Getting a job in the arts is easier than you think
Get on the Big Four’s fast track
Teenagers visit First World War battlefields
Why don’t teenagers wear winter coats?
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