It Wasn’t the Cough that Carried Her Off…

It Wasn’t the Cough that Carried Her Off…

Another thing that the great Ms Mantel said in the Culture Show at the weekend was, “you need to lead a boring life if the contents of your head are very exciting.”  As I’m in the grip of a vile cold > chest infection, I’m going to leave you...
Blue Sky Thinking…

Blue Sky Thinking…

I watched Hilary Mantel on the Culture Show over the weekend — riveting and inspiring stuff.  She’s been a god to me since I read A Place of Greater Safety, and as for Wolf Hall – well, respect. She had a great deal to say that I found interesting...