I have little time for Independent writer Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, not because of my atavistic distaste for double-barrelled names, but because I don’t think she’s a very good, or a very interesting, writer. Continue reading
Twitter on a Friday is usually good fun. People are preparing for the weekend, everybody is relaxed and some throw a joke in for fun, as I usually do when I post my weekly Tommy Cooper quote. Continue reading
I first heard about Twitter three years ago when I was sitting in my Soho office and asked a colleague what this ‘Twitter’ thing was. “Oh, just something stupid where you tell people in less than 140 characters what you’re doing”.
Well, sod that I thought. Who wants to hear about people getting on trains, recovering from a hangover or talking about fucking cake? Even so, being a zeitgeist-addict, I fiddled with it, set up a page and thought no more about it.