The Post: Awards bait with subtlety

I had sat down to watch the post with a degree of cynicism. It is Oscar time and we are to be exposed to a stream of ‘worthy’ cinema, as it courts awards approval. The film is much billed as Streep-Hanks, a coming together of two great acts; much like the film Heat brought together…

Wanders in…Gibraltar

The Rock is big. I hadn’t been prepared for just how severe the fall away would be. The drop was well over a thousand feet; at the bottom of the sheer limestone cliff everything seemed rather small. I’d thought that the assent had been steep, I now realise that this was nothing; from its Mediterranean…