I do a spoof in-prison Saddam Hussein custard endorsement and within days the Guardian is reporting that Saddam’s tailor can’t keep up with the demand for his courtroom “look”. I write a fake Guardian article complaining about better educated students graduating to vote Tory and the same newspaper follows it up by reporting on hardening attitudes towards welfare amongst graduates.

The BBC Radio 4 Midnight News has just led with the revelation that Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy has been drinking too much, fairly closely followed by the appearance of George Galloway on Celebrity Big Brother.

I don’t know if there’s anywhere left for me to go with this satire thing. The world has gone DVD crazy and my Website is a Betamax cassette factory. It could finally be time for me to buy a television set and retire from ‘Blogging.