Monthly Archives: January 2012

Battered Bride

You may have read in last week’s Chronicle that I have started a service which helps nervous fathers of the bride to hone their wedding speeches. Not only is dad’s speech the first of the day, they probably have never … Continue reading

Posted in Column | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Coincidences

A Cambridge professor has set up a website dealing solely with coincidences. Now I’m a person to whom coincidences occur regularly. For example, I was walking along a completely deserted mile-long strand in Tobago with a pal. Suddenly in the … Continue reading

Posted in Column | Tagged | Leave a comment

Henry VIII

We were playing ‘My most embarrassing moment’ the other day. In my case, rather too many moments came to mind. Two of my best/worst happened in Hamburg. In the fist I was playing Rasputin in a musical. For some reason … Continue reading

Posted in Column | Leave a comment

Shopping Horrors

One of the joys of having a senior citizen pass on my particular route is that on reaching the city centre and finding it mobbed, I can stay on the bus and continue free of charge to the dizzy heights … Continue reading

Posted in Column | Tagged | Leave a comment