Diary

Diary

19 March 2005 12:00 am

The perfect 80th birthday present for the woman who has everything

Diary

12 March 2005 12:00 am

Diaries are the most difficult things to write

Diary

5 March 2005 12:00 am

Our sense of outrage has become blunted

Diary

26 February 2005 12:00 am

It's time the Academy gave the Oscar nod to Martin Scorsese

Diary

19 February 2005 12:00 am

Has Dame Edna become Graham Norton?

Diary

12 February 2005 12:00 am

How long will it be before we move on from hunting to fishing

Diary

5 February 2005 12:00 am

Our soaps are a credit to our national temperament

Diary

29 January 2005 12:00 am

Critics want to be loved, like everyone else

Diary

22 January 2005 12:00 am

People can take umbrage at the most peculiar things

Diary

15 January 2005 12:00 am

The price of Liberty is eternal fingerprinting.

Diary

8 January 2005 12:00 am

The editor didn’t want a lobotomy, the author was dropped from Woman’s Hour so here’s the diary

Diary

1 January 2005 12:00 am

The joys of an American book tour where there were at least some bums on seats

Diary

18 December 2004 12:00 am

No one has ever died of dehydration at one of my shows

Diary

11 December 2004 12:00 am

The sinister world of old buildings and modern technology

Diary

4 December 2004 12:00 am

Quare tristis es, anima mea?

Diary

27 November 2004 12:00 am

The hunting ban could be the new poll tax

Diary

20 November 2004 12:00 am

Alone in a room with the two most terrifying men in my life; my headmaster and my party leader.

Diary

13 November 2004 12:00 am

How would Imelda Marcos have coped with a broken toe?

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6 November 2004 12:00 am

What is the English for 'Refreshing towelette'?

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30 October 2004 12:00 am

Its time to gain respect among the toddlers

Diary

23 October 2004 12:00 am

Do we get overexcited about the whole issue of university education?

Diary

16 October 2004 12:00 am

With a new book fresh in the shops, there is absolutely no plugging going on here.

Diary

9 October 2004 12:00 am

It is an adventure for an actor to play a critic

Diary

2 October 2004 12:00 am

The varied world of literary festivals

Diary

25 September 2004 12:00 am

Jemima Lewis on foxes and Elephant Men