Real life

I feel for my Jewish friends

18 May 2024 9:00 am

‘So what you’re telling me,’ said the priest to the builder boyfriend, ‘is that you were brought up by Irish…

Do charities really deserve my mum’s data?

11 May 2024 9:00 am

A letter from Archie Norman, chairman of M&S, popped into my inbox after I complained that I had run over…

My parents and the sorry state of the NHS

4 May 2024 9:00 am

Pushing through a crowded hospital corridor behind my father, I heard a voice calling me. Then a nurse grabbed me…

The struggle to book my wedding in Ireland

27 April 2024 9:00 am

‘How does anyone young and stupid manage to get married?’ I kept shouting at the builder boyfriend as I pummelled…

Lefties don’t know anything about farming

20 April 2024 9:00 am

The artists and hippies are re-wilding their land, which is to say doing nothing at all to it and watching…

Will I ever get my HRT?

13 April 2024 9:00 am

The novelty of living in a place where a policeman called Ambrose lives in a house whose door you can…

Are conspiracy theories just conspiracy therapy?

6 April 2024 9:00 am

At the Centre for Rare Diseases, the car park was full and lots of people were milling about. I pulled…