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    Wolves in girls’ clothing

    I talk to the brilliant Jane Bussmann about women and comedy for Culture Whisper

    My playlist for spring 2014

    My playlist for Culture Whisper is guaranteed middle-aged mum friendly and features White Denim, Chance the Rapper and Warpaint


    12 Years A Slave for the sadistic violence-intolerant

    Read my piece on Steve McQueen’s harrowing masterpiece here

    The good divorce, Harper’s Bazaar, November 2012

    Being left is hard. But so is doing the leaving. When I separated from my husband of 13 years to be with the man I’d been having an affair with, I weathered a storm of pain, anger, disapproval and disbelief. Hardest to bear was the reaction of my husband and my children, then 10 and […]

    Mini city guides for

    Since August I’ve been compiling stylish, high-end city guides to London, New York, Paris, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and other rotating world cities for Winkreative, the publishers of Monocle.

    Click on the links below to see previous editions: mini city guides, August 2011 mini city guides, September 2011