Monthly Archive: October 2011

To Fly. To Serve. To Strike?

Posted on October 18, 2011

The full page British Airways advertisements appearing in broadsheet papers are beginning to grate on me.

The latest features a newly delivered baby swaddled in a pilot’s jacket. It’s a real tug at the heartstrings, designed to bring a.. >>> more

Who'd look after the winning lottery ticket in your house?

Posted on October 14, 2011

Your heart is beating faster as one number after another comes up. You check the results over and over again. Oh my god, you really have won the lottery! You now need to guard the ticket with your life. Which of you could be trusted with that task?.. >>> more

Sabotaging Nancy

Posted on October 08, 2011

Nancy Dell'Olio fears that someone is trying to sabotage her.

Nancy’s mint green dress mysteriously ended up soaking wet and ripped at the hem just before she took to the floor in her first Strictly Come Dancing appearance.

Are we.. >>> more

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Go easy on my teeth

Posted on November 30, 2017

Years ago I used to be scared of the dentist. Now I have a new fear: the.. >>> more

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Posted on November 07, 2017

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The self help book that didn't help

Posted on September 08, 2017

Sorry, Susan. I couldn’t get beyond the post-it.. >>> more