I BLAME Mary Berry. The octogenarian cook's recent "revelation" that she has never ordered a takeaway pizza has led to national shock and horror - with, of course, inevitable comments about people who don't live "in the real world".
PEREFECTION. Comedy gold. The funniest “viral” video of the year, bar none. I am, of course, referring to the glorious 47-second clip from BBC World News when the young offspring of one of the world’s leading authorities on Korean politics hijacked their father’s erudite interview.
I AM sure that you agree with me that providing education is one of the most important roles that the government has in this country. All of us parents worry about how well our children do at school and the quality of the education that they get from the schools they go to and rightly so. How well our schools and colleges teach our children is crucial to how well they develop in life.
IS there no limit to the daftness of some people when it comes to following trends? An upsurge in middle-class yummy mummies deciding they want to make homemade jam has resulted in burgeoning sales of jam jars.
I RECENTLY had occasion to visit several doctors and hospitals with a close relative. I was extraordinarily impressed with the service. It was quick; it was kind; it was caring and effective. It was just amazing. If I needed reinforcement, it certainly provided a reminder of how lucky we are to have such a wonderful NHS.
THAT’S it. I’m declaring war on companies not bothering to show up during the agreed timeslot. I got up early on Saturday. I was in the shower by 0715 on my day off, to make sure I was done, dressed and had consumed my cereals and toast in time for the start of the 0800 timeslot.