Two numbers I can never remember: first, the number of years since I ‘accidentally’ stopped being a Tory and, second, the number of times since then I wished I was still a member so I could quit in disgust.

Having finally finished season 3 of Daredevil I can’t believe that (a) it has been cancelled and (b) they ended the season like that.

Has a biography of Chris Grayling ever been published? There would be so many lessons on how to succeed against all the odds.

Still eating Christmas cheese. I’ve come to the point where I feel I’m exuding Époisses from my pores like some sort of ambulant fondue dispenser.

Docklands. Nearly 20 years since I worked here for a bank. And while I tell myself that I’m doing better work in the NHS in our crappy buildings with nine year old computers I couldn’t help feeling a pang of envy for the facilities in and around each of these blocks.