A book by its cover…

Have you seen the recent YouTube clip of Jonathan and Charlotte’s audition for “Britain’s Got Talent?” Once again Simon Cowell put his foot in it. He took one look at the shy, overweight young man as he walked out on stage and turned to whisper...

Warning: Wedding evokes feelings and stuff…

The Old Boy and I attended a wedding on the weekend. He was the officiating minister, which was a delight for me. Partly because I’m always proud of what a great job he does and partly because he looks drop-dead gorgeous in a suit. (He only wears them for...

Three cheers for the Hague

So, Lubanga has been found guilty. It couldn’t have happened to a more deserving fellow. ‘Who’s that?’ I hear you ask. He’s described as a ‘Congolese rebel leader’ but I think that’s too polite. I call him a wicked...

Have pen, will correct!

While I’ve been ill I haven’t managed to do any work; either my own or for my clients. For a while there I was so ill I didn’t even care. Then, as my health began to improve, I was frustrated but still unable to think long enough, or clearly enough,...

Did you miss me?

In reply to the myriad of concerned emails, facebook wall postings and queries sent to this website, I apologise for the missed post last week. I had no idea so many people would be disconcerted and emotionally deprived! (Don’t cut yourself on the sarcasm, it...