Thursday, July 19, 2018

Ask Agatha #13 – My Voice Doesn’t Hail Any Respect.

Dear Aunt Agatha, My main problem is my voice; it doesn't command any respect.  People liken it to a cat with claws extended being dragged...

Ask Agatha #6 – Scored an Own Goal

Dear Aunt Agatha, A thought occurred to me on my paper round last week.  It’s a trivial problem.  I want to be liked and respected...

Ask Agatha # 11 – You Could Acquire Cypriot Citizenship

Dear Agatha, I'm in a job I don't really want, and can't think of one that I do. I only joined the International Rescue Committee...

Ask Aunt Agatha #1 – Promising Political Career

Dear Aunt Agatha, I have a serious problem and need advice.  I had a promising political career and had achieved high office.  I worked with...

Ask Agatha #7 – Ten Days Every Week

Dear Aunt Agatha, People underestimate me and it's beginning to rankle. I could put it down to racism or sexism, but if it continues, it...

Ask Agatha # 10 – I’ve Always Been A Hands On...

Dear Aunt Agatha, I need respect. People say that £3bn ought to be enough, but they’re wrong. I don’t need cash to buy companies that...

Ask Agatha #12 – Dick Whittington Was Advised To Turn And...

Dear Aunt Agatha, It's taken me a long time to decide to write to you, just as it does for me to decide anything. ...

Ask Agatha #5 – Charges of Hypocrisy

Dear Aunt Agatha, As a reasonably successful journalist, I try to reflect the lives and experiences of ordinary people in my work.  Like them, I...

Ask Agatha #2 – I’m Concerned about My Obituaries

Dear Aunt Agatha, Although my public service career has featured many achievements, the only time the BBC will wheel me out these days is to...

Ask Agatha #8 – To Be Taken With a Pinch of...

Dear Aunt Agatha, I'm finding it difficult to do everything at once. I can knock up tasty meals, and write books about it. I run...