"You can be doing really well or really badly but children are constant. For me it means that I rarely have that queasy feeling of being out of control any more. Unless I set fire to the fish fingers" - Jamie Cullum.
"If the Prime Minister's barber gets an MBE for services to hairdressing, then Boris Johnson's must get one for comedy" - Tory peer Lord Ashcroft. "Man fancies himself the huntergatherer, but a department store sale shows the fairer sex in their true colours: red in tooth and claw" - Sir Terry Wogan on female behaviour at the January sales.