I wind down by further loosening my already quite loose collar and inviting a couple of young Basiji militiamen to my home for an evening of board games. We start with Scrabble. The first Basiji scores 11 and the second scores 32. Then I score 11,073.
After all, he’s the Ayatolla Khamenei. “Kh-ahman-ay-eye,” he says.
“I’m sure that’s not what you said last time,” I say.
The Supreme Leader gives a guilty chuckle. He admits he keeps changing it to confuse the BBC.
Go have a read, I suspect it's pretty close to the mark.