A conversation with Oscar Wilde

A conversation with Oscar Wilde

This sculpture has provoked more controversy than most in London, in recent years with the caustic chief drama critic of The Daily Telegraph from 1991 to 2014, Charles Spencer, saying he would dearly love to smash it, along with the sea-shell on Aldburgh beach called The Scallop: ‘As ugly from afar...

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Business rates. The silent corporate raiders

Business rates. The silent corporate raiders

A young Austrian client rang me up the other day and asked me for help with her domestic rates. I told her we’re accountants; someone else deals with rates. Who? No idea. So Doug, you deal with personal tax, corporation tax, fuel tax, VAT, insurance tax, other indirect taxes, PAYE...

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Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals

Running Time: 116 Minutes Director: Tom Ford “I’m too cynical to be an artist,” muses a character at around the midpoint of Nocturnal Animals, the second feature by the fashion designer Tom Ford, perhaps winking to the audience of this arch and self-conscious film. For Nocturnal Animals takes dilettantism as...

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