Well there I was in Waitrose today, enjoying the general ambience and still feeling slightly bemused by the introduction of a coffee machine at the front of the store that means grown men and women walk round with 'sippy cups' whilst they do their shopping, causing them to clumsily steer their trolley one-handed and end up with an empty cup with nowhere to put it by the time they're half-way through their shop, when I was stopped in my tracks.
On the newspaper stand, was a front page that showed a woman wearing just a pair of knickers with her arm across her breasts. Err, what? Isn't John Lewis a bastion of lovely things and being 'never knowingly undersold'? Had Waitrose left the partnership and been sold to a petrol station chain? Were they about to start stocking 'Nuts' and 'Zoo' amongst the houmous and Cath Kidston homeware? No to all of the above, it was in fact The Sun, a paper that staunchly defends the basic human right of every man, woman and child to see a pair of women's breasts every day.
I paused for a moment to consider what to do. Part of me quite fancied