According to a reader, elderly women bowls players are blatantly taking performance-enhancing drugs.
He backed his assertion with an unsourced report from an Australian paper (so it must be true) saying bowls had become a hotbed of drug use. Sports scientists are using all sorts of concoctions to keep players alive for their next game.
Young people, if you’ve been paying attention you will by now have reached stage three in my course, “S*x for the Extremely Shy”. If you haven’t, it serves you right.
You are now with your girlfriend in the cinema and as you take your seat, and your arms touch, you may experience a strange sensation – like electricity between you. You may even see little sparks. This is static and it means one of you is wearing something synthetic. The situation is avoided by tying your car keys to a long piece of string so they drag along the ground, thus earthing you.