Buried Under Books

Weird things customers say in bookshops

If you like to start your Christmas shopping early – very early – then take note: this is a great stocking filler. I should know: I found it in mine this year (thanks Santa!) and had devoured it by the end of the day, almost before the Brussels sprouts were cold and certainly before all […]

Defending the innocent – and the indefensible

Could you defend someone you knew was guilty? Perhaps it would depend what they were guilty of, or what mitigating circumstances there were, or on your own experiences of England’s legal system. Perhaps it would depend on more pragmatic considerations. Could you defend them in return for money, status and the prospect of job security? […]