So, I said in the previous post that I’d tell you what I’ve been caught up in.
Well, while I’m tempted to spin you a tale of being unexpectedly whisked across the world on some amazing adventure Indiana Jones style, or perhaps a saga of being utterly wrapped up in the joys of my book and how I’ve almost finished the first draft I think the truth will have to suffice. Continue reading
Not many people get to say that. Not many people have the honour of being in their hero’s presence and not many people get to exchange words with them.
But let me start from the beginning.
As you know from my post yesterday and probably the news that J.K. Rowling had a new book come out and she celebrated it at the Southbank Centre in London with a hoard of 900 fans. She spent the day itself on a plane coming down from Edinburgh and watched Men in Black 3 with her Husband and eldest daughter.
Late last night I was given my overall results for my degree, which means I can give to you that Robert Hardy interview I’ve been promising for a while.
He was absolutely brilliant, such an interesting man with a lot to say and I will be forever grateful that an acting star such as himself took the time out of his day to help a journalism student with their work.
A fair warning though, it’s a bit long.
Anyway, without further ado here it is: Continue reading
Little Brown Book Group have released the cover for The Casual Vacancy today, have a look and see what you think.
I like the title font and also the reference to the ballot box with the cross, but the colours are too bright, almost garish. Saying that though, it has only increased my excitement for the book, it doesn’t matter what it looks like, only what it reads like.
The other day Becky tagged me to answer an eclectic set of questions and now is the first chance I’ve had to answer them. I have to say, it was kinda fun!
- Post the rules.
- In the same post, answer the questions.
- Create eleven new questions to ask eleven new participants.
- Tag those people and share links to their blogs in your post.
- Let them know you’ve tagged them. Continue reading
To defer action; delay: to put off untill another day or time. Continue reading
Considering what’s in the headlines and then considering I’m both a journalist and a massive fan of Harry Potter you don’t need a degree to figure out what I’m going to write about.
Yes that’s right, the Leveson Inquiry. Continue reading