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    The Verdict – Gripping Courtroom Drama at Wolverhampton Grand

    You may know of ‘The Verdict’ from the 1982 film starring Paul Newman in a tour de force role that brought him yet another Oscar Nomination. The story of an alcoholic lawyer reduced to ambulance chasing for cases, who decides to fight a case of malpractice that could be settled out of court, is firmly in the proud tradition of courtroom dramas. And now, in the hands of Clive Mantle and Jack Shepherd, the play version which is currently playing at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, delivers a powerful punch as it shows how fatal mistakes can be covered up, and that those you trust with your life may just be…

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    Interior dreams focus – bathtubs

    Question – where do you go in your home when you really want to relax? For me, the answer is always the bathtub. I fill it with hot water and beautifully scented bubbles, take a good book and a glass of wine, and I lock that door. For thirty minutes or so I am in my own world, away from the family, social media, the telephone, and anything else that might disturb me. I chill and relax, and, at the end of it, I feel ready to face the world again. My bathroom is a form of sanctuary, and my bath is the place where I can find a bit…

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    Golden Globes 2017 – Best Dressed

    Last night saw the start of Awards Season in Hollywood, with the awarding of the annual Golden Globe Awards which honour the best in film and television from the previous year. As always. the Golden Globes are all about the fashion, as well as being a pointer to who might win big at The Oscars next month. I have to say that from a fashion point of view, the awards were a little disappointing. I was unimpressed with the likes of Nicole Kidman and Zoe Saldana, both reliable fashionista’s who failed to shine on the night. I also thought that this was a show that missed real fashion moments that…