Andrew Watts

At age two, my August-born son is already being marked out for failure

12 September 2015 9:00 am

In six months’ time, my son is due to attend an assessment day for a nursery. The details on the…

Why I’m thankful that Atos found me fit to work

14 March 2015 9:00 am

I was signed off work five years ago. I had lost my job and was, unsurprisingly, feeling low; I went…

Send in the clowns - how comedy ate British politics

24 January 2015 9:00 am

Something funny is happening in this country. Our comedians are becoming politicians and our politicians are becoming comedians — and…

The starchy, conservative lawyer who freed every slave in England

14 June 2014 8:00 am

Americans make movies about slavery and its abolition. In the past two years we’ve seen the Oscar-winning Twelve Years a…

The church of self-worship: Sunday morning with the atheists

22 February 2014 9:00 am

I had always assumed that the one thing atheism had going for it was that you could have a lie-in…

Shalom, I'm Santa — how to be Father Christmas in diverse North London 

7 December 2013 9:00 am

Twenty of us are gathered in the management suite of a shopping centre to learn about benchmarking grotto deliverables, exceeding…