Zoe Williams pities the rich, suffering gazallionaires. A nugget (emphasis in the original):

8. Some people, especially people who aren’t rich, have no idea how small a £2m house can be.

Mansion? YOU CALL THIS A MANSION? I wouldn’t make my enemy’s dog live in it, it’s not even near a park.

More at the link.


  1. “rich man’s burden” – it sometimes leads to panic reactions, like philanthropic urges, which business school psychologists (who knew?) can teach you how to overcome with relaxing exercises.

  2. The column was certainly satire, but it’s too close to how the one per cent you will pardon the expression actually thinks . . . .