Mission Impossible: Just Enough Information to Fail

A while back, memorably, I ran a fool’s errand for some friends – you might remember this story? I undertook a mission which I knew was impossible. I did this because I am a nice girl, I owed them a favour or two and I didn’t know how to say no. There were elements of all three of those rolled into one confusing whole, plus I wanted to help. What my friends wanted me to do was deliver a vital legal document to Central London by 4 p.m. I told them I could do this if they emailed the document to me by […]

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Is Your Mission Really Impossible?

My nephew and I went to see Mission: Impossible last night for his birthday treat. We loved it. I was excited to be two beats ahead of Tom Cruise at some points in the plot, but he was way ahead of me all the way through when it came to hard running, stunts, abseiling, being blown up, beating and being beaten up, jumping out of the tallest building in the world, escaping from prisons, saving us all from nuclear explosion, etc. I continue to learn so much from popular culture. Did you see Tom Cruise on Jonathan Ross during December? He […]

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