On the other hand, a guy with a good stable job, little time for hobbies, and no love life to speak of, has other things he can do.
In my case, I'd finally gotten fed up with renting a room in somebody else's house, and had made the move to buy my own place.
Tiny and decrepit it may have been, but it was going to be mine.
Described as ‘a fanatical Europhile’ by Nigel Farage, Sir Kim is said to be distrusted by Brexit ministers.
But considering his readable account of the 2016 US election it’s a wonder he didn’t leak it himself to impress his employers – HM the Queen and the Prime Minister.
Now, before you remind me that I'm speaking about a fictional character, I'll let you in on a little secret: I was raised by a man who lived this way and know a few men who live this way now, and make no mistake: they do wonderfully with women.
Scots First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s letter of congratulation to President-elect Donald Trump stresses shared values of ‘equality, tolerance, diversity and human rights for all regardless of race, faith, gender or sexual orientation’. German chancellor Angela Merkel’s earlier message to Trump mentions shared values of ‘democracy, freedom and respect for the law and the dignity of man, independent of origin, skin colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation or political views’.
RE Trump, a less equivocal tribute from Inverness-based ship chandler Gael Force Marine.