Midnight. New Year’s Day. I was pulling an all-nighter on the night of all nights, doing nothing more exciting or important than making sure the dots all lined up on that grid of numbers my accountant wants to see each year before he tells me how doomed I am. The fireworks were popping and flashing, and the shadows they threw up on the wall reminded me that it had been six months since I’d last splashed out on the services of a window cleaner. From down the hall at the agency who rented the rest of the floor, keeping the … Continue reading Noir