31 October 2005
Finding myself in a little oasis of calm and no deadlines last week, and tiring of the excitement of the Tory...
06 December 2004
No one who's read Ian McEwan's Enduring Love can forget the heart-stopping opening pages of the book, as a cluster of...
09 February 2004
''How awful," said one lot of kind friends in the run-up to Hutton, "not being in the Today office at a time like this...
06 January 2003
Just about the only comforting thought at this time of the year, mitigating our general feeling of wintry gloom, is...
18 February 2002
With only a couple of weeks to go before I leave Today, I still haven't quite grasped the huge significance of what I'm...
27 November 2000
Big Brother is watching us. Or rather, in the corner of our studio, a tiny webcam is: a small, beady eye that shows you...
29 May 2000
Rumours of my impending "retirement" surfaced in print a few weeks ago. Although my indignant denial seems to have been...
11 October 1999
Getting up at three in the morning is bad enough. Choosing something to wear at that moment is impossible. So what I...