Society
10 April 2000
Ironically, it was someone on this very magazine who told me once that I must never use the word "ironically" in my...
Society
27 March 2000
"The absence of fear is the finest thing that can happen to a child." So said A S Neill, the founder of Summerhill....
Society
28 February 2000
An explosion on a sunny Sunday morning is just what you need. There was to be a "controlled demolition" near where I...
Society
14 February 2000
So they've done it then, the Lords have seen off the buggers! Their virtue is intact, for, in the paranoid words of the...
Society
31 January 2000
Lately life has come to resemble the Harry Enfield sketch "Women, know your place". Various public-safety announcements...
Society
20 December 1999
All this millennium nonsense was designed, I feel, to show me up. Yes, I take it very personally - it has all been done...
Society
06 December 1999
I feel about as sorry for Mary Archer as I do for Hillary Clinton and Christine Hamilton - that is, not a bit. All the...
Politics
22 November 1999
The growth industry of the nineties has been the culture of celebrity. Never have so many people been famous for so...
Society
08 November 1999
In EastEnders recently, Mel asked Dr Fonseca a direct question. "Are you gay?" "Yes," he said. "Good," she replied, and...
Society
25 October 1999
Real women - what a pain they are. Much better to make them up, I say. Yet we are forever being told what real women...
Society
11 October 1999
As someone who has always been told off for possessing little common sense, I cannot get that excited about a...
Society
27 September 1999
It takes only a few months for a fairy tale to turn into a farce. In June, the nation was thrilled that the youngest of...
Society
13 September 1999
Whose fault is it that 12 year olds get pregnant? This is a multiple-choice question if ever I heard one. Tick one of...
Society
16 August 1999
On every newspaper that I have worked on those in charge have been worried about fucking. The word, you understand, not...
Society
02 August 1999
A strange and unnerving phenomenon is occurring all around us, something that no soothsayer ever predicted. It is...

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