On the Penguin Random House Decision

Last week, it was announced that publishing giant Penguin Random House will no longer require candidates for new jobs to have degrees – a move that seemed to be greeted all round as good news. Well, I hate to be a Negative Nelly, but I’m not convinced it’s really all that. It’s a positive move… Continue reading On the Penguin Random House Decision

This is precisely why I don’t write topical stuff…

This post constitutes my application to one day appear on Have I Got News For You. I have a major soft spot for Ian Hislop, and no, I don’t know why. He just looks sort of cuddly. Just me? Yeah, thought so. It’s all been kicking off recently, hasn’t it? The news has been better… Continue reading This is precisely why I don’t write topical stuff…