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Late Life Crisis - March 2021

Law firms have always been vulnerable to being lampooned as a result of gaffes. On International Women's Day 2017 a law firm suffered through advertising that salads in the staff restaurant that day would be half-price for women....

It is fun looking out for gaffes, but the question is how determinedly should one look. So is it my innuendo-ridden mind, or is the photo below of Boris Johnson (with Richard Desmond) unintentionally unfortunate?

Late Life Crisis - February 2021

Beginning of the month. I am missing Trump. I am missing that there was always something to write about him. With the new incumbent, there is just not the same buzz in speculating on whether the President enjoyed a refreshing afternoon nap.

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Late Life Crisis - January 2021

The Waitrose Sprout Scandal, Part 2. December's Late Life Crisis tells the story,, but the summary is that Waitrose substituted a bag of sprouts with a single sprout in an online shop, and then charged £0.01p for the sprout. 

Late Life Crisis - December 2020

"Something for the weekend, sir?". As an eight-year old lad I am seated on a plank placed over the barber's chair. My father went first, while I amused myself with tales of Dan Dare from The Eagle magazine. Now my turn, for a brusquely delivered short back and sides. Customer care has not been invented yet for kids. As I sit rigidly in my place a middle-aged chap from another chair goes up to pay. The question is delivered, and as a result some further commerce is transacted, although what comes out from under the counter and disappears into a brown paper bag, I cannot tell.

Late Life Crisis - November 2020

"Now Christopher and Patrick, show me the drawings you've done during carpet time.......thank you".

"Christopher, yours has some squiggly lines going up and down over the page...........................I see, it's spiders having a race......well, that is very good imagination".