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Drinking to destruction

I love statistics, but not these.  Today we are shockingly told that 1,000 binge drinkers are hospitalised in Britain every day. This is a subject which is often on my mind since losing my friend Sue to drink, as well as Celia, who was found to  be four times over the limit one morning when stopped by police. I found myself at Christmas thinking of how sad the bereaved family of former...
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Another PC World complaint

I decided to buy a flatscreen TV with my £100 vouchers from PC World after Lord Kalms took up my complaint following the poor service of their Tech Guys. I have just discovered that the one I bought, and was told by their staff would be perfectly suitable, an Acer X193W, does not have a TV socket and seems to be a PC monitor. The Sky technician who called round this morning to upgrade our...
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On the road to manhood

I love surprising people, and yesterday I surprised my 17-year-old son David by collecting him from the railway station after school with L plates on my car. He was to drive home. David couldn’t wait to get behind the wheel. We zig-zagged around the car park a bit before joining other commuters. I kept reminding David we didn’t need to rush it, that he was driving a different car and...
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