Way out west (Sight & Sound)

Trollywood, as the area has inevitably become known, is not a popular name with the industry’s pioneers. Moodysson, whose Show me Love, Together and Lilya 4-ever were all made here, hates the term and clearly sees Trollhättan as the antithesis of everything Hollywood represents.

By | 2017-09-26T18:02:56+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Culture, Foreign reportage|0 Comments

Has Mugabe won? (Prospect)

The speech reworked familiar themes of a degenerate and imperialist west trying to force its values on Africa. "Perhaps a new kind of devil found in Britain is spreading… The devilish system in which a man marries another man makes them disregard nature…This is a rotten culture."

By | 2017-08-23T15:37:18+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Foreign reportage, Zimbabwe|0 Comments

Voulez-vous couchette avec moi ce soir? (Sunday Times)

The sleek, cramped Eurostar glides out of St Pancras at lunchtime; a couple of hours, a nip across Paris and we’re at Bercy, boarding the Palatino. The name conjures up in my mind an age of glamorous European sleepers but the train doesn’t live up to its heritage.

By | 2017-09-05T17:38:03+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Foreign reportage, Transport, Travel|Comments Off on Voulez-vous couchette avec moi ce soir? (Sunday Times)