The Emperors New Clothes

My Best Friend floated #The Edinburgh festival as an idea. I said I was keen and she booked the Air B&B. I was supposed to book the train tickets because we were travelling on my rail card. In the end, she booked them because she could get the website to …

Caution: Zebra Crossing

There is something cringingly uncomfortable about making your mistakes in public: I have a long and distinguished experience of being the subject of public amusement. It’s not a comfortable place to be. Not looking or behaving like

Loos Fail The Sniff Test

I had lunch with a friend in an Italian place in Oxford Circus. We ate a good lunch and laughed a lot. As my friend got up to leave he asked me if I needed a hand with anything before he left. I didn't but would guard his goods while …

Do As I Say ..

The infamous man drawer, that drawer in the kitchen which men claim for themselves as the place to store spent batteries and old light bulbs, is not the sole preserve of men. Michael McIntyre is not the only one who can order a Chinese takeaway on a Nokia 3210 and …