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  • The violinist, the Nazis and the Ouija

    The violinist, the Nazis and the Ouija

    My novel, Ghost Variations, is a fictionalised account of how the Violin Concerto by Robert Schumann came to light in Nazi Germany in the 1930s, 80 years after the composer's death.

  • I'm over mother's ruin

    I'm over mother's ruin

    Mildred Kirschenbaum was the Jewish "Mommie Dearest", according to her daughter Gayle, whose searingly honest film recording their difficult life together, Look At Us Now Mother!, is being shown at JW3 next weekend.

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    Get shirty

    The button-up wardrobe essential is having a major fashion moment

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  • Brits brush off the Brexit dust

    Brits brush off the Brexit dust

    Tiles may be rattling on the roofs of the City's most stable institutions as the EU referendum vote sinks in but London's estate agents and developers remain resolutely positive about the future of British bricks and mortar.

  • The beating heart of London healthcare since Queen Victoria

    The beating heart of London healthcare since Queen Victoria

    If you live in north west London, it is likely that you have paid a visit to The Royal Free Hospital, either to see a friend or relative, for treatment as an inpatient, or just to sit in A&E, waiting for some minor injury to be treated.