1. She is retired but she feels that the social invitations belong to her and not her successor and the lady had the gall to show up to collect "her" invitations from her secretary. Seems there is more than a grain of truth in the argument that it was all about the socialisation.
2. Talk about a bull in a china shop! The intellectual ghetto is about to teach the bull a lesson about succession planning. And no amount of appeal to the political bigwigs will change anything. Better than the soaps.
3. Those who believe in the power of the dead say the widower has not had a good night's sleep since his wife's tragic death. Yes, tormented by the events he has been totally devastated.