Diary

Diary

14 January 2006 12:00 am

The joy of turning out cupboards - and the horrors of the medicine cabinet

Diary

7 January 2006 12:00 am

Now I remember why I chose Texas as my American home

Diary

31 December 2005 12:00 am

Beware of SP — whether self-pity or starting price

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17 December 2005 12:00 am

If I die I hope it won’t be in Melbourne

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10 December 2005 12:00 am

I am already past a sensible age to edit a big newspaper

Diary

3 December 2005 12:00 am

The world is, suddenly and inexplicably, obsessed with penguins

Diary

26 November 2005 12:00 am

An actor’s life is either feast or famine but too many actresses now look like concentration-camp survivors

Diary

19 November 2005 12:00 am

The connection between Joan Collins and the novelist Anthony Powell

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12 November 2005 12:00 am

Are the French riots the work of the ailing car industry?

Diary

5 November 2005 12:00 am

All journalists in Baghdad are now fair game

Diary

29 October 2005 12:00 am

Why did I muff my chance to become the wife of the next Conservative party leader?

Diary

22 October 2005 12:00 am

My secret hero is Pot Head Pete Doherty

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15 October 2005 12:00 am

If you’re thinking of moving to Sydney, forget it

Diary

8 October 2005 12:00 am

The fringe has taken over

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1 October 2005 12:00 am

The Labour party annual conference is just a TV carnival

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24 September 2005 12:00 am

After dealing with French telecommunications operatives. I’ll never complain about BT again

Diary

17 September 2005 12:00 am

Oh for the days when the BBC saw the need at least to pretend to be impartial

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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

Diary

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

Diary

23 July 2005 12:00 am

Discovering Romentics - a new literary genre