The Big Three-Six

Thirty-six today. Off for a booze. Well, you have to commemorate the 364th anniversary of the start of the English Civil War, the 105th birthday of Cadillac, the first clashes between British and German troops in the First World War, the assassination of Michael...

Berlin was an absolute blast, it must be said. From a bizarre bar that squirts you with a jet of water as you enter to the astonishing Daniel Libeskind-designed Jewish Museum, I’d forgotten quite what an amazing city Berlin is. In addition I managed to make a...

It's panhandling time, folks

Within the past few minutes I’ve finally e-mailed off the revisions to the Elvis manuscript suggested by my saintly and frankly magnificent editor Sarah Shrubb, and Time Warner’s in-house lawyer who is understandably keen to keep me and more importantly...