I have recently returned from a speaking engagement in the North Western American city of Seattle in Washington state. It was an all expenses paid trip for which I was paid a modest fee for giving my informal and informative lecture.
My dearest reader I like to disclose a little more of myself to you in each of my regular letters to you. I feel it better to reveal myself in stages rather than all at once so that each instalment can be adequately digested before moving on to the next,
Those who know me well know that I am heavily involved with many and varied charitable organisations, political quangos, quasi-political associations and committees and executive and non-executive board positions in major corporations and as such have insufficient spare time,