Books, TV and Films, January 2021

2 January A fantastic way to kick off the new year — Bring Up the Bodies, the second volume of Hilary Mantel’s fictional account of the later life of Thomas Cromwell, the architect of much that went on in the name of Henry VIII…

Books, TV and Films, December 2020

1 December Straight in at Number One on my reading list goes A Promised Land, the first volume of Barack Obama’s memoirs. Just a quick word on the cover price — a wallet-busting £35 (selling at half price in Asda). It’s said that the…

An Apostrophes Question

This particular post gets a lot of hits. I originally wrote it to try and answer a very specific query — namely, whether phrases like parents’ evening require an apostrophe. However, my guess is that most visitors to this page arrive here because they…