Your correspondent wasn’t born yesterday. He was born today.

Woman icing cake as other woman with great glasses looks onToday is my birthday. I already feel a whole year older, if not a whole year wiser. Amongst the many generous gifts I have received, the people of the United Kingdom and Ireland have decided to hold their World Book Day today1, rather than on 23 April, which is when the rest of the world will celebrate its love of books. Read the rest of this entry »