Our dear pal, the ever gallant but wildly insensitive Hubert returns! Occasionally I’ll find myself doing just this: going to say something, realising at the last second that it’s crushingly cliche, and essentially just restructuring the words until the phrase is fresh but the sentiment is still as hackneyed as ever. What? I know editing myself isn’t healthy. But I’m a writer – what do you expect?

Aaaand here’s me explaining the ridiculously complex issue of socialism in a 15 second video: