We must defend freedom of reaction

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Debbie Harry, Blondie’s lead singer, has written a memoir in which she relates, in her usual deadpan, punk-rock way, the…

‘Fire’ may let you retire early, but it’s a miserable way to live

30 November 2019 9:00 am

With four cats and two children to feed, I’m not very Fire. But then I am not sure I want…

OK zoomer, is that really the best you’ve got?

16 November 2019 9:00 am

An inarticulate generation is trying to find its voice

I’m considering joining the police – they need me

3 August 2019 9:00 am

I was driving to Gunnersbury Park last Sunday for my weekly 10K run when I caught the tail end of…

Everything you’ve heard about millennials and money is wrong

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Millennials are often portrayed as wasting their earnings on soya vanilla lattes and Instagrammable holidays in exotic locations. A Barclays…

People who don’t live in council houses can’t see the appeal. Let me explain

19 January 2019 9:00 am

Having a council house is the best thing that ever happened to me

Lee Evans in Pinter Three. Photo: Marc Brenner

Lee Evans’s acrobatic clowning is the best thing about Pinter Three

17 November 2018 9:00 am

Pinter Three appeals to opposite poles of the play-going spectrum. The birdbrains like me will enjoy the music-hall sketches while…

Joan Collins: Why are people so baffled by the title ‘Dame’?

1 September 2018 9:00 am

Attending my goddaughter Cara Delevingne’s 26th birthday party at the trendy Chateau Marmont hotel in LA, I was interested to…

Millennials aren’t taking offence. They’re hunting for victims

1 September 2018 9:00 am

In a recent column, I vowed to return to a point made in passing. To refresh your memory, the American…

And I think to myself, not a wonderful world...

25 August 2018 9:00 am

The story of Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan is an interesting one, I think, for what it tells us about…

Blue pill-pushers: Why is Viagra being marketed to young men?

3 March 2018 9:00 am

Why is Viagra being marketed to young men?

10 easy steps to becoming a New Progressive

24 February 2018 9:00 am

Put prejudice and selfishness behind you by learning to think like a ‘woke’ millennial

The iciness at the heart of the #metoo movement

11 November 2017 9:00 am

On rolls the Harvey Weinstein horror show with no finale in sight. The next episode looks likely to star Uma…

Millennials don’t fear censorship because they plan on doing all the censoring

21 October 2017 9:00 am

Matt Ridley’s fine recent Times column was hardly the first to raise the alarm about the pseudo-Soviet intolerance of the…

Harry Potter and the millennial mind

24 June 2017 9:00 am

How J.K. Rowling shaped a generation’s politics

I hate to say it, but I can’t blame the millennials who voted for Corbyn

17 June 2017 9:00 am

On the morning after the election I was drinking coffee with one of my heroes, Sir Roger Scruton. We talked…

Spread the news – it’s huge in Japan

Notes on... marmalade

8 April 2017 9:00 am

Marmalade’s had a rough old time of it lately. A recent report in the Telegraph declared it is dying out;…

The mad, bad crusade against 'cultural appropriation'

1 April 2017 9:00 am

It’s usually best to ignore the indignant fury of the 21st-century young. We’re used to them now, these snowflakes, posing…

Investing for the common good

26 November 2016 9:00 am

The millennial generation is about to inherit — and wants its wealth to have a positive social impact

The latest first novels make for gruesome reading

19 November 2016 9:00 am

Constellation by Adrien Bosc (Serpent’s Tail, £12.99) picks nimbly along the divide between fiction and non-fiction. It’s really a speculative…

What’s to blame for a generation of desperation?

16 July 2016 9:00 am

Youth is wasted on the young, for the most part, and thank God for that. There’s nothing grislier than a…

Is my plant Pinterest-ready?

It started with a cardboard box: discovering the joys of indoor gardening

30 April 2016 9:00 am

A year or so ago, I inherited a cardboard box filled with plants. It was an offshoot from an enormous…

It starts with tidying your sock drawer. It ends with emptying your mind

16 April 2016 9:00 am

It starts with tidying your sock drawer. It ends with emptying your mind