Toby Young Toby Young

I’m proud that my ancestor served at Trafalgar. But not too proud to sell his stuff

Toby Young on his status issues

I experienced what the American self-help guru Dr Phil calls a ‘defining moment’ the other day. I’d just taken stock of my life and, frankly, things didn’t look good. The house I’ve bought in Acton — and which I can’t possibly afford — is already worth less than I paid for it.

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