Bit on the side dating Chatiw mobil
went off piste somewhat last night (June 19), with one fabulously-dressed (? Nope, she wasn't the entertainment – she just asked if she could do a twirl for host Rylan Clark-Neal, who got more than he bargained for.
And it's James Jordan's face that really says it all... Check out this HILARIOUS moment from tonight's Bit on the Side.
It always surprises me how shamefully unregarded short stories are in Britain.
There are decreasing opportunities for publishing individual stories and those that specialise in the medium, such as the peerless Helen Simpson, rarely gather the reputation they deserve.
A Bit on the Side retains the same sense of strained intimacies and emotional compromises found in Family Sins, his seventh volume published back in 1990, but - as the title suggests - these stories cluster more around the habits of adultery and sexual engagements.
Eight are set in Ireland's rural poverty, permeated with the ancient habits of Catholicism, but Trevor's interest, explored with delicate humility, is in the stoic fragility of relationships.
The remaining four, set in London, are detached from any religious concern or ambience, toying with the impact and debris of affairs and ill-judged attachments.