22 August 2013
Down tools while you can.
09 April 2013
The paradox of fairness.
27 September 2012
A decline and fall.
23 June 2003
You may, like me, have spent much of your life wondering what happily ever after was like - that bit of the story after...
11 June 2001
Thank God it's over. I hate portraying myself as an outraged citizen, especially when that is exactly what I am. The...
04 June 2001
You know how they always say - about Christmas, for example - that when you actually confront it, the reality turns out...
21 May 2001
I opened my copy of the New Statesman last week and realised there had been a terrible misunderstanding. It promised,...
What am I doing, all quiet and free and in control, moving to a strange town in a draughty fen for a man?
28 August 2000
Consistency is a quality I neither possess nor particularly admire, but I'm a little abashed, to say the least, at the...