Think it's impossible to write poetry about video games? Wrong! A selection of poems by Kirsten Irving and Jon Stone.
In the end it’s obscenely easy –
the sudden windfall, a debit card
a phone call.
I stare at magnolia walls,
same colour, same picture frames –
The satirist Craig Brown’s first published article appeared in the <em>New Statesman</em> in 1978. He fetes our centenary with choice clerihews praising everyone from Jemima Khan to Malcolm Muggeridge.