Rachel Johnson rarely gets out of her comfort zone: loungewear
Rachel Johnson suggests the perfect approach to the festive period — pay others to do the hard work for you
And now everyone is a hack, what hope for the professionals?
Rachel Johnson cruises the south of France in style
The email whooshes into the inbox. I click it open, thinking, ooh, goodie, let’s have a look ... ‘Save the Date’ it orders. My heart sinks.
Rachel Johnson gets high on food in San Francisco
The dateline above this diary should read ‘New York, Dallas, Washington D.C, Chicago, Denver, L.A, San Francisco’ which would be a first — for me, anyway
Rachel Johnson takes the size-zero debate up a notch
Rachel Johnson attempts to play her husband at his own game
Rachel Johnson on the pesky gift that keeps on giving
Some people dream of Palladian mansions in Wiltshire; I have a more modest fantasy.
Rachel Johnson looks to Debrett’s for tips on modern etiquette
This summer my family have done a life-swap
It is one of life’s more tolerable ironies that friends behave much more manfully when asked to cope with failure and misery than with success and good fortune.
With a new book fresh in the shops, there is absolutely no plugging going on here.
Rachel Johnson on why so many children’s books are about sex (or ‘shagging’) and hard-core social issues
Acts of brutality are carried out in the name of ‘reasonable chastisement’ but, says Rachel Johnson, banning smacking will only encourage children to believe that they have a right to behave as they please
A publishing friend arrived with an armful of new books as a cadeau maison. I have to confess I picked…
Rachel Johnson talks to Vernon Coleman, the one-man publishing sensation who has now turned his sights on the ‘lying little warmonger’ in Downing Street
Rachel Johnson wonders whether Earth has anything to show more fair than 15 beefy rugby players, especially when it’s raining. But lawyers take a more calculating view of the game
Rachel Johnson talks to the Hon. Sir Oliver Bury Popplewell, 76 and sprightly with it, who is reading PPE at Oxford
Work experience is more important than a good degree, says Rachel Johnson. That's why trendy offices are full of middle-class teenagers
If dons don't churn out books and articles – whether they want to or not – they will lose funding. Rachel Johnson wonders whether that's what education is about
You know what? There isn't a conspiracy against the middle classes in education. On the contrary, says Rachel Johnson, they've never had it so good