Miscellany and detritus, from the writer of Is This Mutton?com

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

The UK deserves better than Boris Johnson

It looks very likely that the new Prime Minister will be Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, a man of limited talent and vast ambition.

Don't be deceived by the friendly "Boris" facade and handy cabaret turn of buffoonery.

Here is a man who can handle neither the big picture nor the detail. A man who adopts any cause and tramples over whoever gets in his way.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

The tyranny of the celebrity cleaner

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The current obsession on social media seems to be extreme tidying, brought to us by Marie Kondo and Mrs Hinch. It's great for their book sales and for IKEA and makers of cleaning products, but is it actually good for us?

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