Women under the bed

Perish the thought that I should be considered old, but I’m convinced that there are differences between men and woman. This, it seems, is going against modern thinking. But for reasons I will explain, I remain convinced I am correct. We’ve just bought a bed, one that is raised up so there is a gap…

Don’t PC me

I was trained as a police instructor to teach police recruits. The course was only of ten weeks duration, sufficient for a ‘by the points’ method where there was a review of what had been taught every 15 minutes and a summing up at the end. Each lesson would have points to prove. We were…

Toilet protocol

When I was in my late teens, early 20s, I used to ‘knock around with’, as we used to say, a group of blokes. There were about a dozen or so, but we hardly, if ever, all got together at the same time. Most of us had sports cars and we would turn up at…

Of women and men

They are different to one another. Despite the problems the International Olympic Committee experiences, my father had a foolproof system to tell them apart. He reckoned women are the ones that dance backwards. Times have changed of course. I’ve got four kids and when the first two were growing up we let them do what…