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In rock 'n' roll you need an accountant more than talent

27 May 2017 9:00 am

Birds have been giving me a lot of grief of late. There’s Tappy — the blue tit who has built…

How hard would it have been not to traduce Cliff Richard?

25 June 2016 8:00 am

Sir Cliff Richard will not be charged with historic sex offences, say the police and Crown Prosecution Service. There is…

If a novel about failure fails, does that make it a success?

6 June 2015 9:00 am

I must be an idiot for pointing out the failings of a novel that’s so screamingly, self-denouncingly about failure. Steve…