Monthly Archives: January 2014

A rant about children’s programmes

Here’s something I wrote for the Spectator about children’s programmes. It’s not about booze though there is a mention of going to the pub at the end. I think I might be a bad parent; whenever my wife is out, … Continue reading

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Why it’s better to drink wine with those you love

It’s been a long time since I last posted. I’ve been busy working on my still-nascent-but-perhaps-actually-about-to happen-book which is very exciting (potentially.) Less excitingly but more lucratively I have been writing travel guides to cities that I’ve never visited. Normally … Continue reading

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I stand corrected

Happy New Year! I’ll be posting something witty and thought-provoking shortly but meanwhile I thought I’d share this letter in reply to my Spectator winter drinking article.  Sir: I thoroughly enjoyed Henry Jeffreys’s piece on the joys of seasonal drinking … Continue reading

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