Isn't Sebastian just a grand name? Of course my mind immediately goes to Brideshead Revisited, but this is a different Sebastian.
I am speaking of the Chairman of the London Olympic Games organising committee, Baron, or Lord if you like, Sebastian Newbold Coe. He has come to being known as Seb Coe, which rather sounds like a floor cleaning mop to me.
The other English person who I have noticed on our screens of late is Simon Cowell, a judge in Britain's Got Talent and for some reason I see them as connected. But Ssssimon is not known as Si Co, for obvious reasons.
What have these two in common? Nothing that I know of, except I think they may share the same plastic surgeon and botox supplier. Most males in the fifties do not have such tanned and tight faces. Nor do they have such excellent hair.