Month: November 2012

The Whistler – December 2012

SEASON’S GREETINGS The Whistler offers you a politically correct Christmas greeting. Best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low stress, non-addictive, gender neutral, winter solstice holiday, practised within the most joyous traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, but with respect for the religious persuasion of […]

Train Dead

Stories from the half-life…continued London Ad Agency partner and account director and long-time West Hill resident Andrew Osborne-Smythe reports from the front line of commuting and explains how he deals with the trials and tribulations of the 7:15 daily commute to London. This is coming hot off the […]

The Old School Tie

Whatever I read about education these days leaves me more and more confused. Where once there were just Public Schools, Independent Schools, Grammar Schools, Comprehensive Schools, etc, there are now Academies, Free Schools [?], and goodness knows what else. Most of my school years were in the 1940s. […]