Posts Tagged 'journalism'

Once more with feeling

On poppies, moustaches, and the problem with powerful symbols. This is the time of year we come together to remember – firstly the eminent folly of Catholicism, and then, a few days later, something more profound: the millions upon millions,

Once more with feeling

On poppies, moustaches, and the problem with powerful symbols. This is the time of year we come together to remember – firstly the eminent folly of Catholicism, and then, a few days later, something more profound: the millions upon millions,

Britain’s feckless chip-munchers

Or why laying into Jamie Oliver doesn’t butter any parnsips. There was a time when no one had a bad word to say about Jamie Oliver. After ‘Peak Jamie’, when he gurned at us from every TV and sauce pot

Britain’s feckless chip-munchers

Or why laying into Jamie Oliver doesn’t butter any parnsips. There was a time when no one had a bad word to say about Jamie Oliver. After ‘Peak Jamie’, when he gurned at us from every TV and sauce pot

Give the young someone to vote for

I wrote this piece for the Guardian just before the 2010 General Election. It was followed by a panel interview on Channel4’s Alternative Election Night with Armando Iannucci and David  In the next couple of months, Britain will go to

Give the young someone to vote for

I wrote this piece for the Guardian just before the 2010 General Election. It was followed by a panel interview on Channel4’s Alternative Election Night with Armando Iannucci and David  In the next couple of months, Britain will go to