Of all the animals of prey, man is the only sociable one.
Every one of us preys upon his neighbour, and yet we herd together.
The Beggar's Opera: John Gay

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Looking on the bright side of life

If I suspected middle age was creeping up on me, now I know for sure; my first reaction to this was, "Well done that man!"

(For those lucky enough to have no knowledge of the brand, Hollister is a purveyor of trendy clothes to affluent youth, known for a) in-store models of astounding pulchritude and b) shops so dark that it is virtually impossible to see the price tags - or, indeed, the clothing, which, come to think of it, explains a lot.)


  1. Way over the head, this one, Macheath.

  2. Do they do a good range of Harris Tweed jackets?

  3. Demetrius, if you want them with seams on the outside, a massive logo stitched to the front and in acid green...