Officially Yours

What’s the one thing a writer needs? Besides talent, imagination and writing materials, that is? An office, of course. Or a den, Or a study, Call it what you like. ‘Room to which I can escape the multitudinous irritations of the world, have me some privacy and get on with the business of work.’ That’s … More Officially Yours

In Defence of Scrooge

I think it’s about time someone stuck up for one of literature’s most maligned characters. I refer of course, to that glorious old curmudgeon, Ebenezer Scrooge esq. There can be few characters in fiction, other than perhaps Milton’s Satan, ┬áto have got so raw a deal as this ageing Victorian businessman, better known as the … More In Defence of Scrooge