Apologies. But there's no other delicate way of putting it. A matter of minutes ago, George Hook (we know it's definitely him because he's got the blue tick. That or the lovely Ingrid decided to have a laugh while George was away from the laptop) posted the following overshare to his twitter.
One of the great pleasures of life for old men is reading the paper in "the smallest room in the house." The process helped by Syrup of Figs
— George Hook (@ghook) February 9, 2015
Yep, he just HAD to go there with the figs.