Agony Aunt

John McCullagh May 9, 2011

  Dear Agnes, I am plagued by the worst neighbours in the world, who constantly host all-night orgies with thump-thump-thump ‘beats’ going until dawn …  

John McCullagh December 23, 2010

Dear Agnes Our neighbours across the way are the most insufferable snobs who have irked just about everybody in the neighbourhood. 

John McCullagh December 11, 2010

Dear Agnes, My doctor gave me a sealed letter to present to my hospital consultant. Curious both about his reading of my ailment and of his opinion of me, I opened it, read it and resealed it in a new envelope on which I typed the consultant’s name (this originally was hand-written). 

John McCullagh January 13, 2010

Dear Agnes You are a lady noted for your deep compassion.   Surely you, of all people, have a soft spot for Iris ?

John McCullagh January 3, 2010

Dear Agnes We all need protection, sure, from terrorist bombers on aircraft, but the latest [Detroit] scare has brought considerably more disruption and discomfort to ordinary regular passengers.  What are we to do?

John McCullagh March 14, 2008

Dear Agnes, It was my wife’s idea in the first place that we hire a cheap immigrant female worker to help her with the chores.  

John McCullagh March 5, 2008

Dear Agnes Although I might now be described as middle-class (I own a period house [3 ‘sitting-rooms’!] in a rural setting (well, except that the countryside is dotted with similar mansions) a BMW and a Lexus – and a run around SUV of course) – there was a time when we had very little indeed.

John McCullagh January 21, 2008

Dear Agnes, I hope you can help me here. The other day I set off for work leaving my husband in the house watching the TV …

John McCullagh November 13, 2007

Well Mrs or is it Ms Dayee, I have seen it all now… You on your soap box telling all those poor souls looking for guidance about high morals and standards…  what is the matter with you?  Is it one rule for you and one for them?