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Real life: War It Feels Personal

Hagar is reading Sebastian Junger’s War, which was sent to me to review for BBC2 The Culture Show, but a change of editorial heart meant that this was dropped. For 15 months, Sebastian Junger followed a single platoon based at …

Real Life: Love Endurance

A big chopper Up, up, into the sky, the juddering rumble of the spinning rotators. If only Michael Angelo had explained why, Those circling blades made it fly. Does anyone know just what makes it go Up, up into the …

Real Life: I Hate Housework!

It’s tedious, monotonous and infinite! I resent the fact that Hagar doesn’t do as much as me and has somehow managed to morph a relationship founded on equality to one of segregated conjugal roles! How did this happen? At the …

Real Life:Eco-Quarter

I was just reading Heather’s blog about how much she hates Red magazine because it’s full of adverts and guff, and I said I like the magazine The Green Parent. It’s tough to try and live sustainably when you are …

Real Life: It’s official – I am past it!

Yes – it’s true, I am officially old and past it. Those high jinx days are over! I am sorry to disappoint you all. Hagar only tutted twice when I heckled and then I stopped just because I wanted to …