Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Serial killer stories: From Burke and Hare to Tales Of The Grim Sleeper

It was late, I was tired and I needed cheering up and I found this great comedy on TV that I’d never seen before which did just the job. Burke and Hare, directed by John Landis in 2010 and starring … Continue reading

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Making a splash with the Modfather

This article first appeared in The Big Issue: journalism worth paying for. Subscriptions here if you can’t buy from street vendors. Did I ever tell you about the time I found myself in the pool with Paul Weller? This is … Continue reading

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My secret Hollywood garden

This was written for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show magazine. Thanks to them for permission to post it here. Foreign correspondents don’t have a great reputation for gardening. What with a new OJ Simpson trial about to start, an imminent … Continue reading

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