Tag: sorry

  • sorry

    When I was a child I used to play a board game called Sorry. It is a version of the classic Ludo where you had to get your counters around the board (by way of dice throws) and back to your home before anyone else. The apology part of the game was that if you…

  • Was Elton John wrong?

    After a couple of days’ respite, the incessant flow of bloggerel resumes. Sorry about that. I am sorry if you missed me during my days off. Or I am sorry if you are disappointed that I have started again. Either way, I am sorry. Elton John sang in 1976, “Sorry seems to be the hardest…

  • it’s only five letters long, but…

    “Sorry” is such a small, simple word. It’s five letters long, but its impact can be incredible. When small children (and sometimes adults) say ‘sorry’ to someone it’s often through gritted teeth and often under duress. But a heartfelt, humble apology is powerful. Today we heard the Prime Minister of Australia issue an apology¬†to people…