We titans of telecomms barely have time to pause for breath. Our relentless, selfless quest for still more reductions on the price of international phone calls means that leisure-time is a distant memory. Days off are a misty pipe-dream. Lie-ins and early nights are something strictly reserved for the less driven members of the business […]
When you’re running an international telecommunications empire like Cherry Call – and dedicating every working hour to reducing the cost of international phone calls from landlines and mobiles to practically every country in the world – you have very little time for worrying about what tie you’re wearing, which pair of cavalry twill trousers to […]
To say that my team’s faces were picture-postcards of unabashed joy at my announcement yesterday is probably overstating it a little. My viper-tongued so-called PA Loretta, in particular, flashed me a look with those violet eyes of hers that would have stripped tarmac from the M25 in a thrice (whatever that is!).
My glamorous personal assistant Loretta de Cerise looked up momentarily from her Daily Mail at my impassioned pronouncement then swiftly returned to some story about the ghost of Princess Diana stalking travellers’ caravan parks or somesuch nonsense. …(Note to self: Robin, remember to check Loretta’s job description to ascertain whether ‘reading tabloid rags all day’ […]
I was enjoying a pint of Old Todger Scrumpy at the Badger & Beaver the other evening when the conversation turned to religion – and more specifically evolution vs God. You know, Darwin, natural selection and all that stuff vs Adam, Eve and the talking snake…