My Coronavirus Diary

My Coronavirus Diary

At first I was like Trump – in denial – but when it became clear, except to the most diehard conspiracy theorists, that this wasn't just another seasonal flu I realised that self-isolation and lockdown were essential. "Easy," I thought, "I've been here before. I've...

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1917: I was there

1917: I was there

I’m utterly engrossed in the film 1917, but I also need a pee. I wait for a quiet moment and dash across the cinema. Where am I? Emotionally I’m in the trenches. But I can see the low lights and dingy carpets of a modern cinema. But it could be anywhere: Romania?...

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Advice for Future Travellers

Rupert Tweets