Julian's week
By Julian Clary - 26 July 13:00

There it was: a badger, sitting in the foot spa, bold as brass

A brolly good idea
By Annalisa Barbieri - 26 July 13:00

Umbrellas, not parasols, are this summer's must-have items.

Dig for victory Harry...
By Marina Pepper - 20 July 18:47

Wise words for a royal - and advice for a rainy day

Ken Livingstone on gay rights
By Ken Livingstone - 20 July 18:25

The Mayor of London writes to mark the 40th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in

My night in a gay sauna
By Howard Lake - 20 July 14:57

Heterosexual Howard Lake tells the story of how he got experimental on a visit to a gay sauna.

Born gay? No Way!
By Richard Cohen - 20 July 12:10

Cohen says he is living-proof that homosexuality is a choice, and one that can be reversed

I am what I am and it's not a choice
By Peterson Toscano - 20 July 11:46

After spending money and travelling the world in an effort to "choose not to be gay", Toscano began

Britain and the big So What?
By Matthew Parris - 19 July 17:29

Journalist and ex-Tory MP Matthew Parris on how he likes Britain better today than he did 20 years a

Bedouin couture
By Allegra Stratton - 19 July 13:00

Observations on fashion

Through a glass darkly
By Annalisa Barbieri - 19 July 13:00

When your retro wardrobe becomes hip again, beware.

The trials of Peter
By Alice O'Keeffe - 19 July 13:00

Peter Tatchell is the British gay movement's great campaigner. But now that so many of the battles h

I owe it all to dear old Wolfy
By Julian Clary - 19 July 13:00

Lord Wolfenden is an unlikely gay hero, but by beginning the demystification of homosexuality he did

Pink Planet
By Brian Whitaker - 19 July 13:00

Brian Whitaker reports on the new global upsurge in pink politics, from China and Iraq to South Amer

Royals and dope smoking etiquette
By Marina Pepper - 13 July 16:25

Advice on meeting the queen, meeting foreigners and meeting your past...

A love-hate thing
By Annalisa Barbieri - 12 July 13:00

They may be ugly, but Crocs are great for the garden

A high price of wealth
By Mary Fitzgerald - 12 July 13:00

Observations on Ireland

How would Princess Anne say "lingerie"?
By Helen Lederer - 12 July 13:00

When an HRH is sitting at your table, you need to come up with an icebreaker . . .

Gay Cruise in stand-off with Russian Army
By Gavin Knight - 09 July 12:48

Gavin Knight takes a river cruise with some of Moscow's defiant gay community and encounters the Rus

Roll up, roll up for Fair Isle wool
By Malachy Tallack - 09 July 10:44

Malachy recounts the challenges of getting all the Fair Isle sheep into one place for shearing. Mili

Where the evangelical must stay
By Marina Pepper - 06 July 16:16

Advice for a Christian visiting gay-friendly Brighton plus the woman who wonders if she is a witch

Family reunion
By Jonathan Dawson - 05 July 18:33

A community that has succeeded in redefining wealth in terms much broader than money income alone

Travels with my pashmina
By Annalisa Barbieri - 05 July 13:00

The tiny ball that opens up to the size of a small blanket.

Energy efficiency can begin at home
By Lucy Knight - 02 July 13:00

Attaching a wind turbine to your house is no easy undertaking

Happy campers
By Malachy Tallack - 02 July 12:21

The camps provide a supply of slave-labour for six weeks of the summer. For the price of a bowl of s

Who wears short shorts?
By Annalisa Barbieri - 28 June 13:00

Showing off your legs takes confidence, but it's worth it

Dot and I gasp our last
By Rosie Waterhouse - 28 June 13:00

Observations on smoking

What is Shinto?
By Jeffrey Somers - 27 June 11:27

A religion with no founder, no scriptures and only a loosely organised priesthood

Shinto's relationship with Japanese life
By Jeffrey Somers - 26 June 12:59

How Japanese religions are centred round three elements: birth, life and death

The simmer dim
By Malachy Tallack - 25 June 11:47

The importance of light to the residents of Fair Isle

Herring v Belly
By Richard Herring - 25 June 11:31

The love-hate relationship of one comedian and his beer/crisp/cake-gut