Danny Wallace is a man. And a man is a very tricky thing to be these days. Trouble is everywhere. Embarrassment follows closely behind. Whether accidentally insulting a friend's baby, being caught wearing pyjamas by his wife, or nadvertently following a woman down a very dark street, Danny is no stranger to awkward situations. As we follow a year in Danny's life in which he blunders from one bewildering social situation to the next, it becomes clear that here is a man who struggles even to look after himself properly. And then an even greater responsibility looms on the horizon...