He takes a fair old beating, our office dreamer.
‘Dream-a-day Bill’, ‘head in the clouds’, ‘making one of his rare visits to our planet’: those are some of the nicer things uttered behind his back.
So it was good to hear this essentially nice bloke come back with a self-deprecating belter of a response today.
“I’ve a unique genetic makeup,” he explained sheepishly. “I get less senile as I get older…”