Blimey, but my family is useless.
Stepping up to address a politically-minded student audience on US-UK elections one recent evening I heard myself saying: "First, the good news.
Even The Properlys, with their penchant for mailed thank you notes, have to admit that it's been a while since they wrote a real letter.
After an absence of six years to this city of contrasts, I flew in for a two-day trip and recounted the things that make Tokyo so seriously cool.
If you’ve ever been to the United States, you know. “Hi, How Are You?” is the first thing you hear when you step into a shop, a restaurant, or anywhere really. And you know what it sounds like, the emphasis on the 'are'.
It's been seven months since I relocated back to Singapore after being away for four years. As with anywhere in the world, there are pros and cons. But today, we're talking about the good things.
It's not fear over my next bonus that keeps me up at night. It's what I am going to go when I hit 40.
After two years of avoiding the inevitable, I had to bite the bullet and take the kids on public transport. And it doesn't bite, it sucks.
The elasticity of digital publishing can give new life to the shorter form, as DJ Taylor discovered
Our subject this time is ‘What another big city is doing.’ Why do we care what another city is doing? We can learn from what other cities do.
Father Christmas? — ‘Ye-e-s. How may I serve you?’ — Well, we were wondering…. We have an online discussion every day on various subjects, and we thought if you have time in your off-season, we might ask you to be honorary host of a question-and-answer session on summer. A ‘summer Q&A,’ as it were.