The newest Twitter addict

Against all odds, my father has learned how to use Twitter. Here are a few of his latest Tweets (from Rome, where he and my mother are spending three months): listening to a dog bark in St Peterks square during the papal mass

taking a day off from seeing Rome sights, you know less really is more

they're rioting inThailan having sex in Paraquay eating pasta in Italy oh, what a day

I won't ruin it for you by giving too much else away. Instead, you can follow him on Twitter here.