Recently, I came downstairs and saw a leaflet that had landed on my mat. (Sunday morning, I thought. Don’t these people ever rest?) At first glance, it looked like just another advert, to join the growing pile, for everything from […]

Write the way you speak

Oh dear. Everybody’s doing it – going informal, that is. For some, it works brilliantly: my mobile phone fact-finding mission (see below) yielded up some gems. In the cool stakes, Virgin’s number one. They’d be my choice if I was […]