Meeting Your Heroes…

This weekend I arranged for The Husband and myself to bog off alone to Cheltenham and watch a play. Having not had a night away by ourselves for two years (when we went somewhat further afield to London to lust over Richard Armitage as John Proctor watch The Crucible at the Old Vic, this was a […]

Christmas Telly: And Then There Were None.

No Christmas would be complete without a decent murder mystery. As John Robertson tweeted recently; ‘The Brits love murder. It gives them something to do between Morris dancing and bitching about Morris dancing.’ And, considering my affection for all things cosy crime related, from Agatha Christie to Lewis and Midsomer Murders, I was bound to […]

Transforming a text, and cross-media conjecture

The controversy surrounding the writing partnership of Sam Taylor Johnson and EL James  has been much documented during the release and aftermath of the first of the Fifty Shades film. How much of this is hype, and how much is actually true, is anybody’s guess, but it does throw up some interesting questions about how you […]