Don't blame it on me

My weight gain is a result of the cook's calorific regime, says the author

Kishore Singh

First, my tailor said I now had a “relaxed” girth. He was measuring me up for new trousers, and when I suggested he stick with the old measurements because I’d walk off the difference, he sniggered. And, at any rate, he processed the order providing a more comfortable fit around the waist, thus robbing me of the incentive of losing those inches to fit into my old clothes. I blame him for not reining in those love handles. Earlier this week, out at a friend’s for dinner, an acquaintance sized me up critically and announced to the whole room — why? — ...