DIARY: Damn, damn, damn.
Prolific writer and commentator John Walsh contributes columns to the paper as well as writing features, interviews and restaurant reviews. He has been editor of The Independent Magazine, literary editor of the Sunday Times and features editor of the London Evening Standard.
Thursday 09 February 1995
But what's this? Over in LA, I see, outside the OJ Simpson trial, sits a chap called Wafsi Tolaymat, who has bought the entire contents of the hotel room where the Juice spent the night after his wife's murder. Mr Tolaymat hopes to sell everything - bed,ashtray, ice-bucket, toothmugs - as nasty souvenirs. Can't some bold entrepreneur approach the LA Fitness Club, buy its most famous exercise machine and sell off its constituent parts - pedals, spokes, weights, flanges - at a vast profit? Why, I know people who'd pay thousands for the saddle alone.
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