I haven’t voted in a General Election since my team stopped winning in the Nineties. Nothing to be proud of. And now I’m not interested in politics at all, either party. Note to self: I must remember to tell the local Liberal to stop wasting my time and his money by writing letters to me. Then I gave up the television and the papers and stopped caring about the negativity that counts as “news” although still remaining dimly aware of anything vital and world-changing happening around the globe, often resorting to friends and the BBC website to find out the details. […]
You'd think I would learn my lesson by now, wouldn't you? I should stop reading the bloody weekend papers... apparently I have been heard to look up from the financial section two weeks running and say, gloomily, "I dont think will ever get a mortgage again". Good job I've got six already then, and an even better job I know a way of buying property without getting a mortgage at all!