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    Uncoupling …

    September 21, 2016

    Well, Twitter nearly broke yesterday under the sheer weight of Jennifer Aniston memes following the news that Brangelina is no more. For those living (happily, I’m sure) far from the ceaseless thrum of social media and needing a translation, this means Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are getting a divorce, and that Jennifer Aniston is supposed to be thrilled to hear it. I’m sure Jennifer Aniston isn’t that small-minded. Though married – apparently happily – to Brad Pitt when he…

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    A strange affair

    Jolly though it is to see a politician in a tangle – and jollier still if it’s a French politician – I think our interest in Francois Hollande’s comings and goings is more than…

    January 16, 2014
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    Nigella is no wicked stepmother

    Charles Saatchi’s bizarre stunt yesterday, using his almost-grown up daughter, Phoebe, to attack Nigella Lawson for ‘heartlessness’, seems to be an attempt to claim back the moral high ground. While he now has an…

    August 10, 2013
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    Back to black?

    Watching the Lawson-Saatchi marital tribulations, and not envying Nigella being papped packing her stuff or having a scruffy Sunday with friends, has made me think how useful it would be if we could return…

    July 3, 2013
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    Sex, lies and CCTV footage

    I last wrote about Chris Huhne, the disgraced ex-Lib Dem politician and Cabinet minister, nearly a year ago. At the time, I said I felt besmirched by being dragged through the story (though obviously…

    February 5, 2013
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    So this is Christmas

    Christmas isn’t an easy time for any woman. You see us, battling around the shops, shoulders hunched, faces grim, as we do our best to grab the stuff that will, like magic pixie dust,…

    December 14, 2012
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    Blending in?

    So, we’ve been a so-called blended family now for several years – first unofficially, then officially and now with our status sanctified by marriage. Does it get  any easier? I don’t think it does.…

    October 9, 2012
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    My girls don’t usually ask me to write about anything. Normally, they’re begging me not to mention them, their friends, the strange ways of teenagers …. anything, basically, which even touches vaguely on their…

    August 29, 2012
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    Storm in a teapot

    For all those of you sweet enough to worry long into the night (don’t deny it, I know you have) over my Swedish Teapot Situation, here’s an update. Tradera, the Swedish version of eBay,…

    February 7, 2012