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The hunt is on to find which City firm is home to a woman lawyer quoted on Radio 4 last week. The Today programme featured a survey of working hours in the City, but the macho red-eyed brigade had their cover blown by this woman. She told the programme that most of the sleepless nights were only for show. "Whenever anyone asks how you are, you have to say you're shattered," she said. "You can't ever say you're fine." She also told the nation that everyone actually finishes work at around 5pm but then hangs about until 9pm, just to look cool. Now, far be it for Tulkinghorn to dictate working practices to those City top dogs, but don't you all think that's just a teensy weensy bit sad and pathetic?