Friday Favourites: 10 movies to watch while ironing

Let’s be honest: nobody enjoys ironing. There’s usually something far more important to do than moving a hot slab of metal over a pile of dry clothes that have been gathering dust in the spare room for longer than you’d care to admit. Like descaling the kettle, for example. But fear not – cinema rides …

“‘Twas the night before Christmas…”

So, Christmas rears its brutish head once again, like a large vicious dog guarding the entrance to the dark and mysterious New Year. Hang on – I love Christmas! I’ve no idea where that introduction came from. Perhaps because it’s been ages since I last wrote here and my writing muscles needed a stretch. I think …