March 14, 2012

Divorce shopping?

I was startled by an A-board ad in a Southampton shopping mall recently. ‘Unhappy with your partner?’ it demanded to know from the passing shoppers, ‘Speak […]
March 5, 2012

Mud, metaphorically

Puddles have bottoms. Not an everyday mantra, I grant you, but a thought that popped into my head battling through slippery mud in the freezing rain […]
February 3, 2012

Scapegoat in cuff links

Hasn’t it been a brilliant week for vilification? And isn’t banking a fantastic target for a generous dollop of righteousness? Take that, plain old Fred – […]
December 24, 2011

Christmas Complications

‘Ready for Christmas, then?’ Er, no, actually. And that’s just the way I like it. Like a slowly out-going tide, in recent years I’ve pulled back […]