It is a pleasant morning. I have eaten a substantial breakfast of smoked salmon and scrambled eggs with my Earl Grey. In three hours, all being well, my lover Henri(etta)will throw herself into my arms at Euston – well, a discreet brushing of lips and cheeks will ensue at least.
Malcolm Gluck has written 41 books on wine and for sixteen years wrote the "Superplonk" column in The Guardian. His first foray into fiction is Château Lafite & Other Stories, available at Waterstones and Amazon. Two more short story collections are planned. He lives alone in Hampstead with a bicycle and 5000 books (not written by him).