Monthly Archives: January 2013

In defence of January

January is the bad-boy month of the year, the one so many people love to hate.  Not me; like most romantic novelists, I’ve always had a weakness for a rake who’s just waiting for a brave, beautiful and probably poor … Continue reading

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Best Indie film of 2012 — Beasts of the Southern Wild

Storming through this year’s independent film festivals, Beasts of the Southern Wild is the surprisingly wonderful feature from first-time director Benh Zeitlin. Having wowed critics enough to be placed highly on ‘Film of the Year’ lists, and with heavyweight endorsements … Continue reading

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