Category Archives: Stories

A film and music for Advent


A few months ago I saw the Australian western Sweet Country, and it’s been echoing around my mind since. In the outback, a preacher is pressed upon by an embittered and racist neighbour to lend his aboriginal labourer for a few days. His initial reluctance is overcome by an appeal to his Christian charity: “Isn’t… Read More

Damian Lewis buys Pucket game!


We’re snobby about celeb spotting and endorsements – until one arrives in our midst. Damian turned up on our stall at Port Elliot festival. He tells me that Pucket is a popular game on the set of Wolfe Hall, and he was kind enough to let me have a photo with him. Cheers Damian, enjoy… Read More