Diary

Diary

10 September 2005 12:00 am

I have just become the lover of a handsome 57-year-old lady

Diary

3 September 2005 12:00 am

It is always nice to get back and find you haven’t been burgled

Diary

27 August 2005 12:00 am

England’s failure to win the third Test was my fault

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20 August 2005 12:00 am

The BBC addiction to anti-Americanism is getting more acute

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13 August 2005 12:00 am

Why are people in the country obsessed with shooting everything that moves?

Diary

6 August 2005 12:00 am

Because of global warming the correct thing to do in high summer is to go north

Diary

30 July 2005 12:00 am

Looking for trouble in LA

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23 July 2005 12:00 am

Discovering Romentics - a new literary genre

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16 July 2005 12:00 am

The mid-life crisis takes many different forms

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9 July 2005 12:00 am

The boring thing about dieting is talking about it

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2 July 2005 12:00 am

The services now lack a political or media constituency

Diary

25 June 2005 12:00 am

No mother-in-law is a heroine to her son-in-law, except mine

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18 June 2005 12:00 am

Just back from a weekend in Venice, attending the Biennale

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11 June 2005 12:00 am

The joys of Shaftesbury - the town that Thatcherism missed

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4 June 2005 12:00 am

Has something gone disastrously awry with the nation’s young women?

Diary

28 May 2005 12:00 am

Visiting the multi-coloured swap shop that is the municipal dump

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21 May 2005 12:00 am

Celebrating Rada’s hundred-year anniversary

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14 May 2005 12:00 am

The trouble with country life is that it is so unhealthy

Diary

7 May 2005 12:00 am

It will not be too long before Britain faces the same obesity problems as America

Diary

30 April 2005 12:00 am

We are winning back the buggy vote

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23 April 2005 12:00 am

So much time on the hustings, not enough time with my mistress

Diary

16 April 2005 12:00 am

Rejected by publishers, trumped by seagulls? time to go on the razzle

Diary

9 April 2005 12:00 am

This election is a swindle. It is a fraud on the electorate.

Diary

2 April 2005 12:00 am

The solution to a problem which has foxed the finest political minds for many years

Diary

26 March 2005 12:00 am

Introducing the Grundys to 'The Spirit of Sissinghurst'