Why should the shared values of the majority be dismissed as a mere veneer for capitalism? Why should we not be allowed to affirm our belief in human rights, equality before the law, religious liberty?
Lees-Milne was steeped so far in snobbery that he couldn’t bear the vulgarity of calling a garage a garage and so called his the ‘motor-house’. Either the absurdity of this makes you snort with laughter or it doesn’t.
As more staff leave, and prisoners are locked up more, so drug demand goes up. As drug demand goes up, so too does the frequency of dangerous incidents. Who would willingly choose to work in that environment?
'I do foster my mice in the winter, to the point of creating feeding zones for them in the kitchen cupboards. Not that I mind rats, rural rats, that is. They’re handsome beasts, glossy and carefully groomed, with tiny pearl-pink paws.'