Splendidly Vulgar

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I’m not sure how I missed The Vulgar – Fashion Redefined in London, but as luck would have it, it’s moved to the Winterpalais in Vienna. Curated by Judith Clark,…


The CWA Gold Dagger Awards

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‘I adore quarrels in other people’s houses.  One has the vicarious excitement with no anxiety about one’s crockery.’ (Winston Graham, The Little Walls) I enjoy crime fiction, and, over the…


An Unwanted Apiarium

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I’ve never been very fond of bees.  They sting.  I have vivid childhood memories of swollen limbs as a result of getting too close to them.  So I was somewhat…