Discovering Thomas Hardy’s fictional county of Wessex
I’ve been an unashamed fan of Victorian author Thomas Hardy after falling in love with actress Julie Christie as an impressionable teenager after she starred in the 1960s film, Far From The Madding Crowd.
Worthing’s MasterChef contestant: ‘My heart just dropped’
I don’t think I was the only one who shouted at the TV ‘you’ve forgotten your cauliflower’ as I watched MasterChef last night. And surely I was not the only one who cried ‘nooooo’ when his pudding collapsed or the one who punched the air with glee when he made it through to the final three.