Clips, Paper


When you’re a pensioner, you may start to find paper clips in unexpected places. However, there is nothing sinister in discovering a paper clip in your shoe or under your pillow, unless you’ve found your pillow in the fridge and your shoe in the bread bin.

Even if you keep a special drawer for your paper clips, you’ll still find them down the side of the sofa and in the packet of frozen potato wedges, and this should not be seen as evidence of demonic possession, or more prosaically, failing faculties.

Needless to say, when you actually need a paper clip, you won’t be able to find one.