The representation of mothers as shrill Mumzillas is hardly something new. Sadly, neither is exploiting these stereotypes to sell things.
Ad hominem attacks make no sense. All young people should enjoy the opportunity to tell their stories.
Women’s bodies are very peculiar. I was pregnant and, because I’d had two children already, the feeling wasn’t exactly new: that metallic taste, a strange lightness, the sensation of one’s own flesh being somehow unaccountable.
Memories of place and disaster telescope, but Will Self finds Paris much as it ever is.
"I could be Nick Clegg". Nicholas Lezard sees desperation by the fridge light.
A religious revival is just one of the factors leaving Christians deserting the Middle East. Diversity must be upheld.
The only certainty about this year's election is that it will break all previous betting records. So who should you be placing your money on?
The drug has been proven as a reliever of suicidal thoughts. With some doctors reluctant to prescribe SSRIs, it could provide the answer.
After spending three weeks in hospital with a suspected heart condition, Adrian Munsey decided to tackle The Longest Journey — the last unfilmed Forster novel.
Residents claim 95 per cent of current tennants will be evicted as regeneration scheme prices out locals.
The best way to look successful is to tell people how busy you are.
94 percent of our peat bogs have been destroyed. Saving them is a vital step in securing our planet's future.
It’s not just the money – Ultimate Fighting Championship has appreciated that women aren’t good fighters considering their gender. They’re simply good fighters.
The controversial church has a firm hold on many of its members. But Nate Phelps, son of the church’s infamous patriarch, wanted out.
The Webb Trust essay prizewinner offers an answer.
Nicholas Lezard is "Down and Out".
Hunter Davies's "The Fan".
Will Self's "Madness of Crowds" column.
Suzanne Moore learns to drive and finds an accidental therapist.
Osteoporosis gets less attention than the "big, ugly stepsisters' -- yet roughly three million in the UK are affected.
Arlene Harrison runs a tight ship managing Gramercy Park.
Stephen Hawking received his "death sentence" more than 50 years ago. The Astronomer Royal pays tribute to him.
BBC English is still so dominant that it can be easy to forget it's a dialect. But calling its speakers "accentless" only heightens its power.
The London-based commentariat is quick to pontificate about the decline in our political culture, but slow to do anything about it.
As a dominatrix, men come to me to explore a sexuality that is socially forbidden. While patriarchy endures, they will never be free to express who they are, or treat women as they should be treated.
The school day often lasts nine hours – with breaks for eye massages to reduce eye strain and physical activity to keep concentration levels high.
The papal raging bull.
What does it mean to sign a local lad?
In many ways, January diets are as self-indulgent as the Christmas binge.
Failing hardware and Withnail occupy Nicholas Lezard.