Show some backbone, Bob. Here's one particularly bumptious young man's defence:
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.Yes, Stephen Dedalus in Ulysses. He'd be a corporate PR adviser these days.
While we're here, have a bit of Alan Plater on 'changing the culture': this one's for Michael Gove and friends.
The education of our children is a sacred responsibility. It cannot be entrusted to time-serving politicians. Especially those whose social judgement and emotional development have been permanently warped by the public school system.Big Al, in The Beiderbecke Connection.