Keep us abreast

For the past two issues, semi-naked Japanese women have appeared in your pages (22 January, p53 and 29 January, p42).

Is there a plot to rename the NS the Naked Stateswoman, is it coincidence, or am I missing the point? I think we should be told!

Richard Tagart
Antwerp, Belgium

This article first appeared in the 05 February 2001 issue of the New Statesman, Laughing all the way to No 10?