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Thames trivia for the Jubilee

If you're following the route of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant today, here's a handful of boaty Thames facts to impress your friends with: Battersea park is built from mud and ballast Brainchild of ship's carpenter turned master builder Thomas Cubitt, Battersea park opened in 1854. The marshy land was reclaimed by filling it with [...]

By |June 3rd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Rowling losing the plot?

So as JK Rowling, and her publishers Bloomsbury, head off for a court date with the estate of Willy the Wizard author, Adrian Jacobs, I was a little confused about the logic. Jacobs’ estate claims not that Rowling has plagiarised the text word for word, but that aspects of the plot, sub-plots, themes and incidents [...]

By |October 15th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments