my iconic childhood hero~

Like, no offence to disney, but I just found out that the old sleeping beauty adaptation I used to watch as a child is on Netflix and

starts out with lower class women spinning threads singing about hard work and diligence

king has only twelve golden plates, so he doesn’t invite the thirteenth fairy, the one of diligence, to his daughters birthday celebration cause “a princess doesn’t need that gift”

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I was initially inspired to write by Tintin. I’ve got all the books, and I particularly love this Tintin rocket, which I picked up from a shop in Covent Garden, as it’s so iconic. It’s a constant reminder of my childhood hero. Incidentally, I’ve just finished writing the new Tintin film for Steven Spielberg.

Anthony Horowitz; here.