Now here is a thorny etiquette issue that only someone British could get themselves into. What do you do when you are carrying something that sets off shop alarms? This lunchtime I needed to buy a cheap calculator, so off I trotted to a local branch of Rymans, selected the…

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I’m going to enjoy this weekend. For the uninformed, this Saturday is of course Valentine’s day, a day which you approach with mixed emotions depending on what is happening in your life at the particular time it rolls around. In the past I’ve done most of them: – The desperate…

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Strangely enough all the work doesn’t seem so bad when you have it out of the way and can look back with satisfaction. What helps is the odd highlight that makes it all worthwhile. Take Saturday night for instance. The presenter who I desperately had to keep in line was…

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