Don’t Ask, Don’t Get: Leap Year Thoughts

I'm going to tell you a story about my mum and dad. The seventies were coming to an end, and they'd been together for a while. Marriage was on the cards but my dad was dragging his feet. 1980 was a leap year. My mum, being a strong willed, independent woman told my father that … Continue reading Don’t Ask, Don’t Get: Leap Year Thoughts

Bulletproof Monk?: The Dalai Lama slips up

Very few famous people enjoy a position free from criticism, which is good in many ways, the public can criticise their leaders in a way that previously they couldn't. And leaves them accountable for what they say and do. The days of Teflon figures are gone, with even Big Liz catching flak on occasion. One … Continue reading Bulletproof Monk?: The Dalai Lama slips up