Charlotte Simmonds is a writer and blogger living in London. She was formerly an editorial assistant at the New Statesman. You can follow her on Twitter @thesmallgalleon.

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Art and Design
07 January 2013
Ordinarily crunched into a one-day showcase after the womenswear collections have wrapped up – rather like that...
Culture
03 January 2013
The protagonist of your new book Cross Roads has an allegorical tone. Did you set out to write a modern fable? Yes, I...
The Staggers
03 January 2013
Rafael Behr: Playing the long game Reporting from inside Westminster, Rafael Behr takes a look at the year ahead....
Culture
22 December 2012
Who made the legend?
The Staggers
19 December 2012
Guest edited by Brian Cox and Robin Ince.
The Staggers
13 December 2012
In the New Statesman’s leader this week, we address Leveson, the press and transparency. The public debate post-...
Cultural Capital
07 December 2012
Back in 1994, when the businesswoman, restaurateur and RSA chair Prue Leith wrote in the Evening Standard that the long...
The Staggers
06 December 2012
The NS Leader: The Chancellor is making growth less likely, not more As yesterday’s Autumn Statement...
Art and Design
03 December 2012
Games are now officially museum pieces.
The Staggers
29 November 2012
Frank Field: From cradle to grave On the 70th anniversary of the landmark Beveridge report Social Insurance and...
Business
26 November 2012
It’s true, Edward Saatchi is the son of advertising mogul Maurice Saatchi and a member of the famous Saatchi clan...
World Affairs
22 November 2012
Thanksgiving in the U.S. is a day of feasting, family gatherings, and some heavy labour in the kitchen. Not to mention...
The Staggers
22 November 2012
“The events of the past week have proved, once again, that there is no military solution to the Israeli-...
Culture
20 November 2012
The trailer for Alan Moore’s forthcoming film Jimmy’s End has been released by the Guardian. The two-part...

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