Mike Donachie

Mike Donachie

Why the Brexit hamper of wrong sticks in my throat

January 15 2018

The Brexit hamper is perfect in its bizarre, bizarre flaws. Witness this thing. A delegation of leading Leavers presented a collection of British products to EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier, and it reveals much about the type of person pushing to leave the common market.

Mike Donachie

This time next year we’ll be millionaires, Rodney

November 27 2017

Don’t throw that away – it’ll be worth money some day. We’ve all said it, or agreed when someone else did, and secretly we dream of making it rich, like Del and Rodney when they found that old watch after Only Fools And Horses got a bit tired.

Mike Donachie

Bloody Bard warnings should trigger our sympathy

October 30 2017

It’s routine to encounter claims that political correctness has gone too far. Generally, this makes me want to switch off. I hesitate to profile someone who might use the phrase but many people willing to say “political correctness” in a negative way tend to strike me as insensitive.