Depressing the new press man
A strange memory link happened today involving smoking, and the former secretary general of the United Nations Kofi Annan, and one of the most painful moments of my teen years.
Spring! The perfect antidote for State crookery
Valentine's Day might well be a happy loving day for many, but it's a celebration that turns the corners down for me.
A wheely scary moment for a new van owner
Come for a drive, a friend said yesterday, and your correspondent, recovering from a ghastly winter flu, was very happy to accept the invitation.
Our nutty attitude to animals ... and each other
A wise quotation that dropped into the inbox today was a serious reminder of our very conflicting attitude to our, well, fellow animals.