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<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/openhouse/2008/11/the-day-sergie.html">Andy McSmith: The Day Sergie won Tony Blair an Ovation</a>

I won't stop watching Strictly Come Dancing now that John Sergeant has pulled out, because I never watched it in the first place, but in a funny sort of way I shall miss opening the newspapers every day to read yet another angle on the story of how the viewing public loves Sergie. I suppose he is lovable, from a distance.