Ask Agatha #22 Can I Do Well By Doing Well?

Dear Aunt Agatha, Please advise me on how to gain power. I already have an exalted position, but it doesn't allow me to boss people...

Ask Agatha #7 – Ten Days Every Week

Dear Aunt Agatha, People underestimate me and it's beginning to rankle. I could put it down to racism or sexism, but if it continues, it...

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 #30 – ‘Kin’ ‘Eck, Failure’s A Good Gig, Innit?

Dear Aunt Agatha, I tried to found a political dynasty in the mould of the Kennedys or the Bushes, but we haven't actually achieved as...

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 #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 Aunt Agatha #1 – Promising Political Career

Dear Aunt Agatha, I have a serious problem and need advice.  I had a promising political career and had achieved high office.  I worked with...

Ask Agatha 24 – The Brits Will Fall For It…

Dear Aunt Agatha, I ask your help from one good European to another. I started my public life as a Gaullist, named after the man...

Ask Agatha #6 – Scored an Own Goal

Dear Aunt Agatha, A thought occurred to me on my paper round last week.  It’s a trivial problem.  I want to be liked and respected...

Ask Agatha #13 – My Voice Doesn’t Hail Any Respect.

Dear Aunt Agatha, My main problem is my voice; it doesn't command any respect.  People liken it to a cat with claws extended being dragged...