February 29: get ready, ladies
This business of women proposing marriage on February 29. Does anyone, anyone at all, take it remotely seriously? You’d think not. I mean, obviously it’s just a bit of a laugh, some humorous tradition that – personally – I doubt was ever more than that. But already, this morning, I’ve read things that make me suspect that […]
Gilbert O’Sullivan. Then…and now.
I’m way too old to choose what music I listen to on the basis of what is hip, cool, cutting edge, or will make me appear any of those things. Which is just as well, because my tastes in popular music run in a definite Radio 2 groove. So I was in the car the […]
Are you “well-read”? Take our humiliating and condescending test!
I think I am. More accurately, I like to think I am. In fact, I’m probably not. Not really. I’m a fairly slow and fairly picky reader. But how can you tell whether you qualify for this fatuous and altogether snobby accolade? Well, one way would be to do this quiz, which popped up in my […]