Jackal-wrangling

If you’re ever invited onto a panel/show or to a debate and realise a few minutes in that you’re there as the fall-guy, please do the following: 1. Calm yourself to an almost comatose level of serenity – you’ll need it for the next step. 2. If you’re constantly being interrupted, the chances are that […]

Stop, start, stop – repeat.

So, my inner inkwell runs dry and I spend a week pouring every kind of thought onto the scabby surface to loosen something, anything. As usual, the solution presents itself while I’m looking away: a friend is tweeting daily reports on his bike tour around South Africa and he mentions a local chocolate drink favoured […]