Never meet your heroes, so the saying goes, lest they be found to have feet of clay. While I can’t comment on his feet, I am delighted that said warning does not extend to one of my own personal heroes: actor, musician and author Hugh Fraser. Growing up back in the...We’ve been having a bit of fun this week, over on the Urbane Twitter feed, picking different leads to star in films (it’s fun for us, we don’t get out much). The rules are simple: pick your favourite Urbane Publications book, say who you’d like to see play the lead...The flowers and the guns. What a wonderful, invocative picture; the peaceful protestors placing long stems into the weapons of the armed soldiers sent to supress them. It comes, of course, from Czechoslovakia’s Velvet Revolution of November 1989; an astonishing event... I am both blessed and delighted to count myself among Urbane Publications’ talented collection of writers. Regular followers of all or some of us on Twitter will be used to the phrase ‘Urbane Family’ being given many an airing, but it is never...Czech This, the leading portal for ex pats living in the Czech Republic, have produced a great review of Escape to Perdition available here.