• June 2, 2013

    “I'll get you a nice cup of tea.” There can be few people in these islands – particularly in England – who have not heard these words at a time of distress. In shock or bereavement many of us will have smiled through our tears at being gently offered the national sacrament of solidarity.

  • October 20, 2009

    The Daily Express has turned into the modern equivalent of those people who used to walk around wearing large boards saying “The End of the World is Nigh”.