Status anxiety

Status Anxiety

7 May 2008 12:00 am

I managed to crash the Vanity Fair Oscars party – but not Boris’s victory do

Status Anxiety

30 April 2008 12:00 am

Boris has played me like a violin twice in my life — even appealing to my conscience

Status Anxiety

23 April 2008 12:00 am

Machiavelli’s The Prince is by far the most useful guide to parenting

Status Anxiety

16 April 2008 12:00 am

In which my efforts to be a defender of the weak against criminals go awry

Status Anxiety

9 April 2008 12:00 am

Pitching television programmes is like wining and dining a gorgeous blonde

Status Anxiety

2 April 2008 12:00 am

Spending time with my children makes me appreciate my wife. How does she stand them?

Status Anxiety

26 March 2008 12:00 am

I was wrong about Acton. It is by far the most affluent place I have ever lived

Status Anxiety

18 March 2008 12:00 am

My cycling accident proves my point that road users rely on their ears. We need to be noisier

Status Anxiety

12 March 2008 12:00 am

Disaster strikes as the scales finally fall from American eyes: not all Brits are gentlemen

Status Anxiety

5 March 2008 12:00 am

Now I can't even claim that my play was panned by the press because I was a critic

Status Anxiety

27 February 2008 12:00 am

I can’t afford to send my children to private school — and I’m relishing the cachet

Status Anxiety

20 February 2008 12:00 am

A high-status Mr Toad lookalike like me is bound to produce more sons than daughters

Status Anxiety

13 February 2008 12:00 am

Where is the next generation of Toby Youngs? It’s my turn to dismiss their drivel

Status Anxiety

6 February 2008 12:00 am

When Arsenal got too posh, I switched to QPR. Now look what's happened

Status Anxiety

30 January 2008 12:00 am

The disturbing thing about fairy stories is that the father is always a useless weed

Status Anxiety

23 January 2008 12:00 am

Toby Young on wanting to be famous

In which Mrs Young reveals some very bad news that turns out to be very good

16 January 2008 12:00 am

Toby Young contemplates life with four children

My hopes to become a high-status cultural Omnivore melt with ‘The Snowman’

9 January 2008 12:00 am

Toby Young works through his social worries

I may have to get divorced: this happiness stuff makes time go too quickly

2 January 2008 12:00 am

What happened? Where did 2007 go? Come to think of it, where did the last 10 years go? It’s as…

What your Christmas card says about you (and it’s not usually very nice)

12 December 2007 1:49 pm

Toby Young frets about his Christmas card

Me in Who’s Who? Until I see the 2008 edition, I’ll assume it’s a hoax

5 December 2007 3:21 pm

Toby Young wonders if he really is a someone now

Simon Pegg is a winsome actor, but even he may struggle to make me look charming

28 November 2007 4:32 pm

Toby Young on the film of his life

Once I was a restaurant critic. Now I must book like an ordinary person

21 November 2007 5:17 pm

Toby Young works out his issues

I have become precisely the kind of wine bore that I used to humiliate at dinner parties

14 November 2007 4:48 pm

I cannot remember when I became a wine bore. It could have been when Majestic opened a branch in Shepherd’s…