Knickers to “National Underwear Day”

It was National Underwear Day today, according to a press release from a well-known British purveyor of pants and bras. My reaction on reading this was “oh yeah, sez who???” I guessed that, like most of these so-called National Days, this was a manufactured, blatant...

Is everyone training to change career?

I don’t know if it’s a sign of the economic times but suddenly everyone I know seems to be re-training. Steph has just graduated with an honours degree in art – after chucking in her job as a teaching assistant to go to uni in her 40s. Kim is about to give up a...