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In this week’s Wharf column I ask: why in the darkest most miserable month of the year do we turn the Christmas lights off? The full column can be read below:
Someone has designed a sex toy for bankers. Because of course they have. This gave cause for me to email my Wharf editor the legendary question: ‘Can I write about a cock ring?’ The answer was: ‘Yes, as long as you don’t call it a cock ring.’ You can read the full article on the link below:
And here’s the frankly amazing advert for the product. Just about safe for work, but not safe for your soul:
Following UKIP’s “earthquake” of support in the recent European Elections, and their dismissal of “London’s metropolitan elite” who didn’t vote for them, I decided to write the political party a new theme tune to Aqua’s Barbie Girl. Because nothing says metropolitan elite like a nineties pop hit…
Read the theme tune here: http://www.wharf.co.uk/2014/06/blondes-eye-view-come-on-ukip.html
For the Guardian’s Comment is Free section I wrote about Jezebel’s $10,000 obsession with Lena Dunham’s body. Follow the link below to read the full article:
I was thrilled to be invited to appear on Cambridge 105’s Bookmark show to talk writing, fashion and Kate Bush arm-wavy-style-dancing with fabulous presenters Leigh Chambers and Alex Ruczaj. They even let me do a reading from my book… and, oh yes, I picked *that* bit. You can listen to the show on the podcast here: http://cambridge105.fm/podcasts/book-night-30-11-2013/
Today I got to do something that’ll tickle me forever. I sent a professionally taken, perfectly lit, expertly dressed, retouched photo of me to my school’s alumni officer.
My teenage self – spotty, terminally pale, enamoured with shapeless black jeans and lavender Adidas sweatshirts – is weeping with joy…
To read the rest of the column please click on the link below (it includes a strange use of M&S fruit slices):
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