Ask Agatha # 10 – I’ve Always Been A Hands On Manager

Dear Aunt Agatha, I need respect. People say that £3bn ought to be enough, but they’re wrong. I don’t need cash to buy companies that...

Ask Agatha #12 – Dick Whittington Was Advised To Turn And Turn Again, Wasn’t...

Dear Aunt Agatha, It's taken me a long time to decide to write to you, just as it does for me to decide anything. ...

Ask Agatha #5 – Charges of Hypocrisy

Dear Aunt Agatha, As a reasonably successful journalist, I try to reflect the lives and experiences of ordinary people in my work.  Like them, I...

Ask Agatha #27 – Someone Else’s Problem Field And Politics

Dear Aunt Agatha, People keep thinking I'm their Lord and Saviour just because of my initials. In fact I'm not Jesus Christ, I'm Just Communist....

Ask Agatha #19 – What To Do If I’ve All The Money In The...

Dear Aunt Agatha, I announced I'd retire next year even though I could have had another 3 years, and I feel obliged to go through...

Ask Agatha #2 – I’m Concerned about My Obituaries

Dear Aunt Agatha, Although my public service career has featured many achievements, the only time the BBC will wheel me out these days is to...

Ask Agatha #8 – To Be Taken With a Pinch of Salt.

Dear Aunt Agatha, I'm finding it difficult to do everything at once. I can knock up tasty meals, and write books about it. I run...

Ask Agatha #26 I Want Ministers Just To Be Town Clerks – Why Won’t...

Dear Aunt Agatha, Two things hold me back. People think I'm a bore, especially when holding forth on Europe, and they also dislike my high-pitched...

Ask Agatha #3 – An Unqualified Success

Dear Aunt Agatha, Although my name synonymous with beauty, I actually look like Voldemort.  My career has been called “an unqualified success,” largely because I...

Ask Agatha # 14 – I Tried to Follow in My Husband’s Footsteps

Dear Aunt Agatha, Excuse me writing to you on my personal e-mail; I don't want the Feds to see it when they rifle through my...