Author Archives: Jodie

Breaking up with Sherlock Holmes

Having watched the trailer for Holmes & Watson, based on, well gee let me think. I’ve come to a conclusion, which is perhaps treason from a literary loving Londoner I’ve come to dislike Sherlock Holmes. I tried to use the … Continue reading

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Portugal. The Man at the O2 Kentish Town

This review is late coming because life gets in the way, but last week I saw Portugal. The Man, at the O2 Kentish Town on the 24th July. I was joined in this little misadventure, but my niece Summer who … Continue reading

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Is the Budapest Card Worth It?

The Solo Traveller in me has just come back from Budapest, Hungary. For a holiday, I really couldn’t afford but really needed. No really needed, and since my firm was kind enough to give me the time off. I picked … Continue reading

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I Hate this Heatwave

“Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun” So said Noel Coward in The Third Little Show, which came out in 1931. Noel Coward was on to something as you have to be a goddamn lunatic to go … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the #Walkaway Movement

In the grand scheme of things, walking away from something can either be a burden or release, be it a relationship, a job. Or a political party. Even though it’s not trending on twitter as much as it should be … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to the Discworld

In my bookcase, there is a copy of Raising Steam with ten pages left, which I put down three years ago and refused to continue, even though I know how the book ends. Because once those ten pages are read, … Continue reading

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Juliet Wrote Back

Juliet wrote back to me, very surreal that happened. I actually got the reply back in November but thought I’d save it for this day. Valentine’s Day, the Day of Love. All I’ve done today is work, no that’s pretty … Continue reading

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