Covid

The Cote d'Azur Stayers Hurdle

It did not take Simon Calder's Travel Week blog for the interested to register that now was the time to book plane tickets. Imminently no more need to quarantine on return from France. Double-jabbed folk, this way please to the BA website.

Yet it would not be as simple as turning up and handing in passport. Hurdles to surmount, and failure to comply would mean bye bye boarding.

Late Life Crisis - July 2021

'Retail queen' Mary Portas has been interviewed on her 60th birthday. The part that interested me was where, her history of sexual relationships being fluid, she was asked whether she was single now. I thought her reply as reported, was spot-on. She laughed and turned to an assistant: 'What's my answer?'. 'You are very happy in your personal life'. Thus: 'I am very happy in my personal life'.

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 - 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".