There was a time when I vaguely fancied Jude Law, particularly when he starred in The Talented Mr Ripley as the rich, cool and beautiful Dickie Greenleaf. But I would have had an affair with Philip Seymour Hoffman who played his ebullient friend. Hoffman is ugly and weird and interesting, a fabulous actor. I would watch a Kleenex ad if he was in it. I would travel to see him...
On Monday we went to the Donmar Warehouse to see Gillian Anderson cry real tears in A Dollhouse. She looked so beautiful and radiant that Tara Fitzgerald who played her clever plain friend, seemed dull but svelte in comparison. I was so hooked up in the whole thing that by the end of the play, I resolved that I too, should leave my marriage and bravely, heroically and with dignity, like...
Kate Morris is a freelance writer, author of two novels and mother of two children, Jude 9 and Belle 6. The Seven Year Itch was published by Penguin in 2009. Kate writes a marriage column for the Life Section in the Times on Mondays and her third novel, Seven Summer Days, is due to be published next year.