Finally watching The Night Manager, where Tom Hiddleston is basically me except in a much posher hotel and not quite as handsome (poor sod). So far I’d give it 7/10 for accuracy with regards to night hotelier life. Being asked by guests if you have sleep breaks is spot on; you get asked that every […]Read more "A Night Manager’s Thoughts On ‘The Night Manager’ (Episode One)."
Perhaps the most famous work of the late John LeCarre begins: “The truth is, if old Major Dover hadn’t dropped dead at Taunton races, Jim would never have come to Thursgood’s at all.” That’s such a great opener. To a casual eye it may seem not to be doing much of anything but it’s actually […]Read more "The First Line of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: A lesson In Excellence"