Monthly Archives: May 2010

‘Ve don’t do bananas’

Just for once it wasn’t Jeremy Clarkson who irked me the most in this week’s Sunday Times. Instead, it was John Arlidge, with his analysis of who’s who in the new government in the Sunday Times. Advertisements

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In praise of: Miriam González Durántez

…or Mrs Nick Clegg, as you might know her. Our new deputy prime minister’s wife was, for me, the most revolutionary figure in a very surprising election campaign.

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The occasional dating adventures of a resuscitated feminist

“How are you doing bitches?” the guy on the next table slurred, before mumbling something about “pussy”. On seeing the disbelieving and disgusted expression on these ‘bitches’ face he reluctantly apologised. “I’m a kiwi”. Apparently overt misogyny is tolerated and … Continue reading

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The ‘one’

My friend and I have a bit of a joke going. Each time I introduce a new beau into conversation, boldly peppering my exploits with tales of witty banter and smouldering sexual tension before admitting to the less than scintillating … Continue reading

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