December 8, 2023

Boating for the Lazy

As the American cartoonist Berk Breathed said, “I like boats. They’re healthier than Valium. Cost more, though.” Boats and the idle lifestyle though, don’t, at first sight, seem to go together. Think of Ellen Macarthur, […]

Charity begins…on Oxford Street?

The thing that annoys me most about Oxford Street is this: not the tourists, who wander at snails pace along London’s busiest shopping stretch and then stop, abruptly, in great swarming packs to take a […]

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