God save me from Hen Parties

Don’t get me wrong – I’m all for fun; I’m all for people enjoying themselves and they can be as sound and excited as they like. But could they please, please have their (noisy) good time on a different train? I don’t mind what train they get on, just not mine. My father-in-law has a […]

Watching on Gleefully

I suppose at the moment that lots of people are looking at Spain and the Spanish economy and living a sense of schadenfreude, joy at the suffering of others. Moodys and Fitch’s ratings for Spain are going down by the week as speculation is allowed to thrive at the expense of people’s lives and as […]