hair

For the love of gin

8 September 2018 9:00 am

I’d missed the train, and the next was due in 45 minutes, so I popped into the nearby salon for…

Low life

9 September 2017 9:00 am

‘Have you ever thought of having some colour put in, love?’ said Julian as he shaved my neck with a…

The tangled story of dreadlocks, from Milton to YouTube

9 April 2016 9:00 am

‘Why are you filming this?’ ‘For everyone’s safety.’ Those are the last words in a 46-second video that was watched…

Why does no one in the cabinet admit to being a Europhile?

27 February 2016 9:00 am

One of the oddest features of the cabinet majority for staying in the EU is that almost no one in…

Whose hair are you buying?

25 April 2015 9:00 am

Perhaps you recall the moment in Les Misérables when Fantine chops off all her hair? The destitute young mother sells…

Exciting new ways of not writing a novel

14 March 2015 9:00 am

I read that Damon Runyon, in New York in the 1930s, would get up at 1 p.m. for a breakfast of…

A quietly stunning quest for Bonnie Prince Charlie

1 March 2014 9:00 am

What if Bonnie Prince Charlie, as he swept down from Scotland towards London to lay claim to the throne, hadn’t…