Culture
21 May 2010
The history of the suffragettes is well documented, but there has been much less coverage of the early-20th-century...
Society
03 July 2008
It's been a shortish two and a half years and certainly sweet, but I've decided I have to give up this column. The tug...
Politics
19 June 2008
Anyone who is particularly fond of sweeping sexist generalisations (and really, who doesn't just love the suggestion...
UK Politics
05 June 2008
Men: it's time to throw away your razor, start fashioning a handlebar moustache, get a crate of beer in and begin...
Society
22 May 2008
Just reading about the campaign schedules of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama over the past few months has made me want...
Lifestyle
08 May 2008
I've always liked Anna Ford, especially since I read that she is nicknamed "Angry Anna" by some - which essentially...
North America
10 April 2008
On April Fool's Day, Barack Obama could be found doing exactly what he has been doing for the past year - glad-handing...
Society
27 March 2008
It only ever takes a brief flick through a fashion magazine for me to find hundreds of unlikely garments that I would...
Lifestyle
13 March 2008
This past week was certainly a busy one for the intrepid culture minister, Margaret Hodge. First up, she caused a minor...
Law
28 February 2008
For years it has been sneeringly dubbed a Mickey Mouse course, and this past week came the official confirmation - a...
Business
31 January 2008
Whoever would have thought that a public meltdown could be so lucrative? This month the business magazine Portfolio...
Society
10 January 2008
Who'd be a drunk girl? Well, occasionally me, for one (though, since I turned 30, "drunk woman" is more appropriate)....
Lifestyle
13 December 2007
I finally have to bow to the inevitable. For a few years now I've been avoiding the evidence - the clothes I can no...
Europe
15 November 2007
There's always one person at a party who puts the rest of us to shame, isn't there? While everyone else frets about the...
Human Rights
08 November 2007
Itend not to have much time for those hell-in-a-handcart folk who claim society is worse than it's ever been, that we'...

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