Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Fate Of Bryant & May

It’s crunch time. The Bryant & May series has been hanging in the balance for some months now. The problem is simple; although the books do nicely they’re not blockbusters, and in credit-crunch times everyone is looking for Big Books. Bryant & May are ‘genre’, because mystery is genre, while crime is mainstream. I don’t […]

With Bells On

A Clockwork Morris – 5000 Morris Dancers from francesco caradonna on Vimeo. If you’re allergic to hopping people with bells and pig bladders, you might want to stay away from the South Bank this weekend, when 5,000 Morris dancers descend on the banks of the Thames for some tinkly-tinkly-whack-the-stick fun. What’s happened is that, presumably […]