Gathan Beaga


This evening I managed to lose my credit card. I’ve just got back from a frantic dash into work to see if it was lying around my desk somewhere. But no.

Absolutely the best time of year to do this, eh?! Makes me realise how much I’ve come to expect to be able to use the little piece of plastic which does everything, credit and debit… and now I’ve got to use a cheque book instead! Imagine it – enduring the laser-hot stares of other shoppers in the queue as I painfully write another cheque; their unspoken accusations of Luddism clotting the air around me…