The fact that you delude yourself you are not part of this media posh boys club you express such contempt for somewhat undermines everything you say Owen. Good to see that, for this article at least, you have dropped the ‘working class Manchester lad’ schtick, your attempts to affect a Manchester accent were risible. And in Bramhall (for readers not familiar with Manchester, one of the city’s most expensive and most socially exclusive suburbs,) the last sighting of a dinosaur was more recent than the last sighting of a working class resident.

Opted for comfortable retirement before I was fifty due to health problems and burn out. Now spend my time writing and goofing around. Home: northern England..

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