You are a decision maker. That’s what
you do. You make decisions. All day, every day. What time to wake up, what to
have for lunch, who to trust, who to love, where to cross the road safely,
whether to have ketchup or brown sauce.
When I first began my venture into
speech radio, I had a decision to make.
Eating alone has had some bad PR. For decades, centuries, it has been regarded as a symbol of failure. People have sniggered and sneered, mocked and maligned. Popular culture is littered with characters whose desperation, loneliness or unpopularity has been portrayed through scenes of them eating alone. The idea that those requesting a ‘table for