Posted by Tania Kindersley.
Please forgive a small pause while I let you all get on with your Christmas shopping. There are forty-four things I would like to write about, including why the Today Programme allows men from large supermarkets to use the venerable BBC airways to spout self-promoting jargon, but there is no time. I also appear to have acquired an iphone, which of course is currently baffling me, but which, I am assured, shall transform my life into a thing of bluebirds and butterflies. Or at least always knowing what the weather is.
I shall return in a few days when there is time to sit down and type. In the meantime, as is now becoming traditional, I leave you with a picture: