You'd think a fiftysomething Asperger would be the worst possible choice for a job like this; but over the last seven years I've found that, autism or not, my late father's public speaking ability has been downloaded directly into me - I can socialize, cope with travel and talk to an audience at the drop of a hat - and I understand how the neuro-typical world works.
It is a Situationist gift that, within spitting distance of the Kings Road, Nick Knight's new PUNK exhibit is situated in a swanky street in the heartland of well-heeled Belgravia. Just up the road Christian Louboutin offers the ladies-who-rarely-lunch sparkly studded court shoes and elegant mesh stiletto booties.
Is there actually something we can do to make the high street a friendlier place for independents?
Angelina Jolie shrugged off Bond Street's designer stores for a high-street shopping spree in London yesterday.