Culture
29 September 2003
I've clocked up various adaptations for the stage in my time. I've "done" Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jane Eyre (...
Ideas
13 January 2003
Welcome to the world, little cloned baby from the Raelian sect - should you exist, which I rather doubt. I don't care...
27 May 2002
Talk, talk, talk; self, self, self. A publisher's publicity round can be disconcerting for one who was brought up not...
25 December 2000
Christmas. You can tell. Road-raged and threatened with death on Blackfriars Bridge on the way to the Express...
Ideas
17 April 2000
In 1857, Charles Dickens observed that the nation was overpopulated, over-pauperised, over-colonising and overtaxed....
Politics
27 September 1999
On that euphoric morning we thought we'd got there. Women had breached the final bastion of male power. In the face of...