Just Missing Out

Firstly, a hello to new readers. Thanks to WordPress’s monitoring tools (not quite CCTV in everyone else’s computer, but close) I can tell that some of the older posts are getting a lot of attention. Presumably, therefore, a new generation is gearing up...

Filling in Time

Below is an email (published with the writer’s permission), which reflects a not uncommon problem. A selection of interviews pre BVC, which suggests that there is a reasonable chance of an eventual offer, but the prospect of a post BVC year to fill before...

Moving On

As Mr Foster seems to have stopped talking to me I thought I would move on to other matters. Obviously, if he contacts me again I will let you know. There are some issues which arise from the whole OTC (Obvious and Tangible Cheating) saga. Firstly, as I have already...

Desolation Row (Lyrics Here)

I have the permission of the author of the question below to post my answer: “Been reading your blog for quite some months now. However, unless I’m mistaken, there is something of an omission from the listings – what should you be feeling if you fail...

The Chance of Success

Pupillages and tenancies are being hurled around like confetti for those lucky few – to whom we (all of us being nice enough to rejoice in the joys of others) extend our congratulations: and the Bar is drawing its feelers in for the unlucky many. These are...