Writing about Christmas television adverts recently, I reflected that ad agencies who have only ever employed non-white citizens as messengers and…
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As a radical feminist, cliche would have me wanting women to sit in a circle holding hands singing that awful Greenham Common song that went ‘You can't…
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Though I generally believe that the world gets better, sadly one can’t say the same about words - and words mean the world to me. For instance…
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I am not a fanciful person - not prey to superstitions, conspiracy theories or over-emotional reactions. I don’t need to swerve the news because I’ve…
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I don’t know if you’ve ever heard the phrase ‘French flu’ but it was coined in the 1950s by an Eastern European intellectual who found sanctuary from…
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How lovely to see the photographs of the Queen laughing at Royal Ascot! It’s no secret that gee-gees of the competitive persuasion are one of HM’s…
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Moving apartments two years back, I was doing all the usual stuff when the issue of getting a landline installed came up. As I’ve never owned a…
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Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated. Though the usual geek chorus of bed-wetters, seat-sniffers and no-marks have been delighted by my…
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Castigated, cursed and cancelled, Julie Burchill cannot be silenced. 
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