Full marks to the ladies who came out of a Covent Garden club, spotted a binman practising his trade, hopped into his cab, and, when he returned, said, “Can you take us home?” They were going to Ealing, and he was Chiswick-bound, so a deal was struck, though what with everything it took three hours to reach their destination. Halfway along they passed a 24*7 and icecreams were consumed, some of which stayed down.
I thought GPS vehicle tracking and Stalinist managerialism had terminated this basic human right.
- Victorian paternalism
We already knew from a footnote in Marx’s Capital that the Scottish industrialist Peter Fairbairn, who based his life and business
- Rabbit rabbit
Emphatically not a rodent; possibly Herb Alpert’s true muse.
- The Daily Mail on Jeremy Clarkson in Argentina
The great Jeremiad-caravan against the BBC’s raison d’être and the licence fee has been to Patagonia. That the Daily Mail managed
- Pope Gordon Bennett
Otto von Pope is known as Benet in Catalan. His friends here call him Gordon. (Brendan D Lynch’s Triumph of the
- Who’s afraid of a new Cold War?
Bilbo Hague seems to think the forces of freedom won the last one, despite Barraco Barner tracking my every move in