Please forgive me for not posting any more blogs until the week of August 1st. I have a drop-dead deadline for finishing my third Roy Grace novel, “Not Dead Enough”, so I am having to put the rest of my life and work on hold to work 24/7 in this heatwave to do so! Talk about slaving over a hot keyboard….

But lots to tell you about when I come back online – including dinner with Sharon Stone, and the reasons why William Shatner and Nigel Havers are two of my least favourite people on the planet. As they used to say in one of my favourite magazines, Private Eye, watch this space, pip…pip…pip…!