Why do they always say that? The police I mean. Report on Five Live: “A man has been found dead in the grounds of Rochdale Infirmary. He had been shot in the head. Police say they are treating the death as suspicious.” No sh*t Sherlock.
But speaking of sleuthing, the obvious thing I missed off my list of things to do while I’m off work was the Sunday Times Treasure Hunt published three weeks ago. I’ve always enjoyed doing the Where Was I? bit every Sunday so playing detective for real sounds like a good day out.
So, armed with our OS Landranger 119 map, me and Master P are off to the Peak District tomorrow, plotting a course from Ashbourne to Buxton. And I’m keeping my fingers-crossed that my nephew returns our digital camera that he borrowed to take snaps of his new son so we can share some of the sights with you.