Monday’s Piece

Human beings, by and large, are not very inventive and are therefore highly imitative. Their compulsion to imitate is the basis of Fashion and in affluent societies, Fashion becomes almost totally preoccupied with the essentially useless.

(Wolf Mankowitz, 1924 – 1998)

John Lentell
Rhodesia Herald
18th May, 1971

Tuesday’s Piece

Following the birth of his third son, Leonard Lyons, columnist mused: “Before I got married I had three theories about bringing up kids. now I have three kids and no theories.”

John Lentell
Rhodesia Herald
12th May, 1971

(Photo: JL’s first three sons)