The thought crosses my mind that my problem-solving skills could be better

At the age of eight, I watched Jaws through the crack in the bedroom door. Next morning when Mum asked how I slept, I asked for coffee…and thus began my addiction to caffeine and – although not sure it’s related – my insomnia. For the next few months, bath time required there to be within … More The thought crosses my mind that my problem-solving skills could be better

Life is fiction

The best soap operas take a normal situation and turn it into agonising drama that can stretch for weeks, months and sometimes even years. It is beautifully achieved with mood lighting, a kilo of makeup (and that’s just the guys), Botox, and the sort of overacting that would have you burst your appendix just thinking about it. What’s … More Life is fiction