Weddings | David Mitchell’s Soapbox

Last time I banged on about the arrogance of trying to make your stag night unique. But of course this pales into insignificance in comparison to the lengths people go to persuade you that no-one before them has ever really got married. In the old days neither weddings nor the forerunners of stag nights were…

Stag Nights | David Mitchell’s Soapbox

Stag nights. Now the stag night is a totally invented tradition. But that’s ok, so are lots of basically good things like Christmas cards and Scottish tartans. And I suppose come to that, so ultimately are weddings, Christmas and Scotland. Every tradition having to start somewhere after all. So I’ve nothing against the non-traditional traditional…