‘Do-gooder’ attacks seem like bad faith

‘Do-gooder’ attacks seem like bad faith

As a Dutch reader living in the UK, I was pleased to see John Crace (Digested week , 9 October) refer to the Dutch “activity” of niksen, ie, of “doing nothing”.

Disappearing cats and deadly ditches

Disappearing cats and deadly ditches

• Your report on Samira Ahmed’s equal pay claim (31 October) suggests the BBC thinks it right to pay more for an entertainment presenter dealing with topics in a lighthearted way than for a programme where a journalist deals with them seriously.

An ‘accessible’ lunch can leave a bad taste

An ‘accessible’ lunch can leave a bad taste

• Wendell Steavenson’s “Flour power” (The long read , 10 October) continues the widespread fashion of the fetishisation of food in the guise of promoting healthy eating.• Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit