Word of the week: Sussex Royal

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you his dictionary of era defining words.

24 Jan 2020

Word of the week: White Privilege

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era defining words.

17 Jan 2020

A handy guide to the Labour leadership contest

Spectator Life’s satirical writer Andy Shaw gives you his take on big names bidding for victory.

13 Jan 2020

Word of the week: veganuary

Veganuary builds on previous campaigns to curtail the high spirits of the festive period by adding self-denial to the natural gloom and misery of January.

10 Jan 2020

Word of the week: woke

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words

27 Dec 2019

Word of the week: crisis

Crisis [ krahy-sis ] Hyperbolic noun A time of intense danger and instability, which calls for urgent action to prevent total catastrophe.…

20 Dec 2019

Word of the week: self-partnered

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words

13 Dec 2019

Word of the week: cancelled

Spectator Life’s satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words

6 Dec 2019

A guide to the most pointless jobs of 2019

From diversity practitioners to sustainability directors, the world of work is awash with useless careers

25 Nov 2019

All hail the new CofE: The Church of Extinction

Join Extinction Rebellion in eradicating the fumes of human sin and worshipping planet earth

13 Nov 2019

Is your fad speak up to date?

Our culture is changing at a rapid pace. It wasn’t very long ago, that people felt part of their community,…

24 Oct 2019

A woke guide to climate change protesting

Visionaries who foresee the coming apocalypse are taking action. Will you join them?

10 Oct 2019

Boris Johnson’s guide to staging a coup

The Brexit coup is real. We live in fear over what Boris Johnson will do next.

16 Sep 2019

Greta’s guide to sailing the Atlantic

Greta’s voyage of sacrifice will teach us the error of our ways

27 Aug 2019
Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (L) and Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (R) return to Buckingham Palace after the Queen's Birthday Parade, 'Trooping the Colour', in London on June 8, 2019. - The ceremony of Trooping the Colour is believed to have first been performed during the reign of King Charles II. Since 1748, the Trooping of the Colour has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign. Over 1400 parading soldiers, almost 300 horses and 400 musicians take part in the event. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP) (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

A woke guide to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Rest assured that your hard-earned taxes are being used ethically at Frogmore Cottage

31 Jul 2019

A woke guide to holidays

Spend a week with polar bears and share the results on Instagram. Embark on a colonial guilt tour. Help Britain reduce its international plastic burden by taking all your rubbish home with you.

26 Jun 2019
Comedian Jo Brand

How to tell a joke in 2019

Jo Brand got into hot water with her joke about Nigel Farage, so what are the new rules for modern humour?

18 Jun 2019

 What Can Greta Teach Us?

Greta Thunberg is the 16-year-old school girl who is teaching the adult world a lesson. Politicians across the Western World…

7 Jun 2019

The death of democracy: a user’s guide

Democracy is dying. David Lammy MP thinks that some Tory MPs are turning into nazis. Commentators are writing about the…

7 May 2019

A Guide To Becoming an Activist in 2019

You are nothing without a cause. Find yours before the world falls apart

26 Apr 2019

A Guide to Surviving the Brexit Cliff Fall

If the EU can’t be your state, it can be your state of mind

9 Apr 2019

A Guide to Dealing with Middle Class Panic Syndrome (MCPS)

Brexit is coming. The planet is dying. Catastrophe is looming. Make sure you are prepared.

20 Mar 2019

Woke Christmas gifts: a guide to virtue-giving

Forget toys and chocolate – it’s all about virtue this Christmas

20 Dec 2018

7 easy steps to deal with rabble-rousers

Feel well informed and more socially aware? Here’s how to maintain your sanity in a world gone mad

28 Nov 2018

7 easy steps to becoming a male feminist

In the age of #MeToo its vital that men become part of the sisterhood

25 Apr 2018

10 easy steps to becoming a New Progressive

Put prejudice and selfishness behind you by learning to think like a ‘woke’ millennial

21 Feb 2018