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The problem with leaving London

The capital is never the same again once you leave it behind.

30 Oct 2020

Word of the week: Firebreak

Mark Drakeford thought long and hard about what to call the Welsh lockdown…

23 Oct 2020

Has Covid killed off casual church goers like me?

Booking a space on a pew could be the final straw.

22 Oct 2020

The Great Covid Quiz

From the comfort of your own home, you can take part in The Great Covid Quiz and win! The government…

9 Oct 2020

A handy guide to having fun

As the pandemic rolls on, how can we inject a bit of jollity into our lives?

2 Oct 2020

Word of the week: Circuit Break

When the power is turned back on again, let’s hope there is someone who still remembers how to use it.

25 Sep 2020

A handy guide to ‘the rule of six’

Confused by the new rule? Andy Shaw is here to help.

18 Sep 2020

A handy guide to staying safe

Unleash your inner Covid marshall. Escape an “exemplary arrest”.

11 Sep 2020

It’s time we gave the Kardashians some credit

Is our snobbery towards the self-starting Kardashians unwarranted?

10 Sep 2020

There’s no such thing as a ‘right-wing’ comedian

Audiences look to comics for laughs, not political insight.

9 Sep 2020

Word of the week: cultural appreciation

Was Adele appropriating or appreciating with her bantu knots?

4 Sep 2020

Why young women like me don’t want children

The childless life is increasingly alluring for young women.

1 Sep 2020

Word of the week: Proms

Spectator Life’s satirist brings the lyrics of Rule Britannia bang up to date.

28 Aug 2020

The upside of Covid-19

A sense of peril could be exactly what young people need.

26 Aug 2020

Word of the week: the new normal

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

21 Aug 2020

8 Netflix shows starring British actors

From David Tennant in Jessica Jones to Martin Freeman in Fargo.

21 Aug 2020

Who is the best James Bond?

The answer, according to a new poll, is surprising.

20 Aug 2020

War of the words: have we stopped making sense?

Much of today’s language is designed to befuddle and divide rather than explain.

11 Aug 2020

Word of the week: Spike

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

7 Aug 2020

Are the new Spitting Image puppets too tame?

The new show needs to throw caution to the wind if it’s going to succeed.

6 Aug 2020

August 6th: how was Barbara Windsor’s ‘bra flying off’ scene achieved?

Look no further for your weekly dose of topical trivia.

1 Aug 2020

Word of the week: self-educate

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

31 Jul 2020

The hidden joy of wearing a mask

Maybe we all need a break from ourselves.

30 Jul 2020

Word of the week: Decolonise

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

24 Jul 2020

Who is John David Washington – the new star of TENET?

Denzel Washington’s son and former NFL player is taking Hollywood by storm

23 Jul 2020

What Gangs of London gets right about gang culture

The new Sky Atlantic series is a remarkably frank portrayal of what it’s like to be embroiled in organised crime.

17 Jul 2020