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I’m writing this in the clammy heat of Brooklyn, where my eldest son lives. I come here often to see him and my youngest daughter who lives in New Jersey. (Don’t panic – despite their astounding good looks I am …

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D’oh! idea of the week

“The others to some meaning make pretence;But Shadwell never deviatesinto sense” – Dryden This week, crouching heading and shoulders below all other contenders … epic in its stupidity, witless irrelevance and incomprehensibility … a textbook example of corporate idiocy and …

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Mea culpa! Mea culpa!

For those of you never cursed with having to learn Latin, that means “It’s my fault”. So … it’s my fault you never got the story about the stripper and me being stabbed. It’s my fault that I wrote most …

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************************Folly of the Week************************I promised to show you something dopey at least once a week. But it’s too easy to criticise, so I’ll also show you something I think is excellent. Where better to start than with the world’s second …

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