When celebrities do good things…

I was watching a TV chat show the other night. You probably know the kind; celebrity interviewer deposits 3 or 4 other celebrities on a sofa, grills them lightly with safe, pre-arranged questions, all the while hoping there won’t be a monstrous clash of VIP egos.   Usually, the celebs are wheeled in by eager-eyed […]

The day I was famous.

I’ve been reading the slightly odd and narcissistic-sounding tweets of a famous musician this week. He’s been tweeting about his own genius and influence and his incredible new music. You probably know who I mean. I was famous once too…for about 60 minutes. It was years ago and I was asked at short notice to […]

One good reason to stop posting your good deeds on Facebook

Picture the scene.  You’re in a fast food restaurant (choose your favourite) and a person who you suspect is homeless, walks in and then starts to pick up and eat food which has been left behind on trays. What do you do? You might ignore the unfolding situation. You might walk out in disgust.  You […]

Noah, the movie. Watching it won’t kill you.

Last night, I was at the UK Premiere of Noah. I admit I’ve taken a huge interest in this film and in the many vigorous online discussions around it. I’ve read loads of blogs and (to be honest) felt a smidge of irritation each time I read a comment which said the movie ‘mocked’ God. […]