I've just snuck away from Waldorf, who is snoring in front of the snooker on the telly.
A carrier pigeon arrived with a message from a correspondent this evening. She enclosed a link to an interesting article from Peter Riddell in The Times. He suggests that Councillors need 'sympathy, not congratulations' for being elected to office. We would tend to agree, except for the fact that they get paid large chunks of cash for not very much in the way of results.