The Calf Path

One day through the primeval wood A calf walked home, as good calves should; But left a trail all bent askew, A crooked trail as all calves do.   Since then, three hundred years have fled, And, I infer, the calf is dead. But still he left behind his trail, and thereby hangs my moral … Continue reading The Calf Path

Sex and the Stationery Cupboard

Journalist Richard Glover recently wrote a wonderful column about shocking millennials with his tales of the stationery cupboard. When he first joined the workforce, everyone had to convince the stationery gate-keeper that their pen (allotment, one) was indeed empty of ink before being issued with a replacement. “Don’t be ridiculous!’ said bright young things to … Continue reading Sex and the Stationery Cupboard