Mark Piggott

Brexit and gender are off limits for aspiring authors

7 March 2021 5:30 pm

When a small US publisher accepted my first book for young adults, ‘Crosstrack’, it wasn’t long before things went pear…

The tragedy behind every Covid death

24 January 2021 7:00 pm

On a grey January morning, at a small, sparsely attended ceremony in a chapel in North London, we said goodbye…

Can we stop with the VE Day moral relativism?

7 May 2020 6:31 pm

Fantastic news that the 75th anniversary of the end of hostilities in Europe will be a more sombre, sober affair…

People who don’t live in council houses can’t see the appeal. Let me explain

19 January 2019 9:00 am

On turning 50, I realised I’d never own my own home. What bank would agree to give a mortgage to…