Friday Film : View from Venice: The Venice film festival ...

1. Venice in August is unlike London in August. In London there are thunderstorms. Venice is hot, hot, gloriously, unbearably, ...

Monday Mourning : We don’t talk about death

On 25th August, bank holiday 2014 my mother passed away. In the raw aftermath of grief I wrote the piece ...

Thursday Throwback : When Donald Trump loses by Dr Carol ...

“What Will Happen When The Great White Hope (AKA Donald Trump) Loses The Presidential Election?” Carol Apt, Ph.D. As I ...

Tuesday Travel : Big Apple bites: politics

It was instant love the first time I visited New York. Seeing that iconic pre 9/11 skyline as we drove ...

Thursday Theatre : Aladdin: theatre review

The audience goodwill was there even before the opulent red curtain went up. ‘A whole new world’ seemed already to ...

Thursday Theatre : Breakfast at Tiffany’s: theatre review

I seem to be one of the few people in the Western Hemisphere who hasn’t seen the film version of ...

Thursday Thought : Sometimes a barrister always a Lady.

(A longer version of this article appeared on the Jordans publishing website) I was once offered a title. That’s right, ...

Friday Flight ; Hong Kong

First the bad news: Hong Kong is FAR. Certainly from England. It’s an expensive place. It has more Starbucks than ...

Thursday Thoughts :Democracy happens

Democracy 1. government by the people; a form of governmentin which the supreme power is vested in thepeople and exercised ...

Friday Film :Tale of tales: film review by Sara Hemrajani

Early on in Tale of Tales, Salma Hayek’s pearl adorned queen eats the giant, bloody heart of a sea monster, ...