Ask Agatha #4 – People Want Me To Go

Dear Aunt Agatha, I need your advice on what to do next.  I obtained my present position because although just over half my colleagues regarded...

Ask Agatha # 11 – You Could Acquire Cypriot Citizenship

Dear Agatha, I'm in a job I don't really want, and can't think of one that I do. I only joined the International Rescue Committee...

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 # 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...

Ask Agatha #25 Can I At Least Top One Chart?

Dear Aunt Agatha, I've always wanted to be number one, but never made it above number two. Even in cabinet I ended up in the...

Ask Agatha #21 Overtaking In The Faslane

Dear Aunt Agatha, I used to be a big shot, but lately things have gone somewhat pear-shaped, and it’s not just my waistline. The fees...

Ask Agatha #17 – They Call Me Old Hat Instead Of Cutting Edge

Dear Aunt Agatha, I want to be the hero who exposes people as extremist nutters. I actually detest people, which is why I enjoy making...

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 #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 #9 – I Was Hacking Good

My past stands in the way of my future.  I wanted to be a press mogul like Robert Maxwell and Rupert Murdoch, but lacked...