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The hidden costs of dogging

23 June 2018 9:00 am

Every day in every way we are paying for more and more. I realise this increasingly. Things we took for…

To cone or not to cone?

27 May 2017 9:00 am

After spending the day unblocking the gutters and drains in the pouring rain, he wasn’t in the mood for a…

The ultimate New York parking novel

16 January 2016 9:00 am

Publishing a ‘New York’ novel in the months after 11 September 2001 is a surefire, if accidental, way to make…

Dear Mary: How to stop someone from giving my tiny children expensive clothes that they never wear?

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Q. Is there a tactful way to deter certain people from buying clothing for one’s tiny children as Christmas presents?…

Melissa Kite: a crazy woman is living inside my head.

27 September 2014 9:00 am

A crazy woman is living inside my head. It’s not just the normal crazy woman who camps out there from…

Why we’ll never go back to smoking indoors

19 July 2014 9:00 am

What would happen, I wonder, were we to rescind the smoking ban as Nigel Farage wants? My guess is not…

Spectator letters: How schools fail boys, Jonathan Croall answers Keith Baxter, and why atheists should love the C of E

10 May 2014 9:00 am

Why girls do better Sir: Isabel Hardman notes that girls now outperform boys at every level in education (‘The descent…