Writing at the Raffles


A Singapore Sling in one hand, a notebook in the other,
Kathryn Heyman tackles writer’s block in colonial-era

I’m a disappointment to the butler. "Hello," he says, "I’m Ed,
your butler. What can I do for you?"

"Perhaps you could, um, bring me a newspaper?" I have a paper in
my handbag but he seems so desperate to help that I feel I must ask
for something. Perhaps people more accustomed to butlers have them
unpack luggage or run errands. I make a mental note to re-read P.G.

"High tea and great expectations"

Read the full article @ The Age.com

[Thanks Chris]