Music and Performance
29 January 2009
"Where's your husband? And your children? How old are you?" Any woman over the age of about 16 who's travelling in...
Education
06 November 2006
There can be few people who, as they approach mid-life, have not secretly wondered if they haven't balanced enough...
Politics
02 October 2006
Here in Dorset, we have new-build executive homes coming out of our ears. Acres upon acres of immaculate, toytown-style...
Society
25 July 2005
Ladies in sparkly T-shirts were handing out small, squishy, pink pigs at Brighton station this past week. Shamrocks,...
Politics
02 May 2005
There are quite a few Labour voters in South Dorset: at the last count 19,027, to be precise. This was just enough to...
Health
04 April 2005
If I had let nature take its course 18 years ago, I would now have a child aged 18. I did not and do not. I am probably...
Politics
27 September 1999
It's probably easier to get a cappuccino in Bournemouth these days than a decent cup of tea. Frothy, overpriced coffee...
Politics
30 August 1999
To win the ultimate post-mortem accolade of an obituary in a national newspaper, broadly speaking, one has to be the...