‘A therapist might usefully explore the underlying issues – such as the sense of belonging – that motivate such ventures.’
'One painful memory involved an octogenerian granny being catapulted through the boat’s lavatory doors with her knickers around her ankles.'
‘The odds would be long on getting a salt scrub, or even the disquieting threat of a Jinja signature. But these are pleasures, not privations, of the flesh.’
‘And it wasn’t the psychotically polite mien of a New York waiter, it seemed quite genuine.’
‘The toilets were more Ally Macbeal than Bladerunner. While I resent paying to make nature’s call I was, at least, entertained by my treatment.’
‘The company’s advertising drew attention to other favourable name changes such as Leningrad changing back to St Petersburg, Arpanet to Internet, and Brosnan to Craig.’