Hairspray

On Christmas night, once the hoardes of revellers had left and we’d got about a third of the way through the cleaning, we all collapsed on the couch for Hairspray. Not the icky 1988 John Waters opus, but the magnificent, ebullient, entertaining 2007 one, most famous, perhaps for John Travolta in drag. Featuring a truly…

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Stardust

I’d bought the DVD of Stardust for Rowan, and we watched it together the other night, on my return from Blighty. Sweet film. Set in an English village called Wall, and in the magical realm of Stormhold that neighbours it, the plot of Stardust is almost too complex to relate in a short blog. There’s…

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