Instagram

Social media likes are a sign of mediocrity

Instagram recently announced plans to trial a total removal of the like function, to safeguard youth from the pressures of competing…

22 May 2019

The imitation game: how Instagram turned us into copycats

Social media brings out the age-old desire in us to copy others

4 Jan 2019
millennial, instagram, social media, work

Give millennials a break. We’ve had it hard enough

Older generations should remember how much millennials have had to put up with

20 Feb 2017

How designer cafés are cashing in on Instagram obsession

Everything at Ralph Lauren’s coffee shop is designed to look good on social media

14 Feb 2017

How quiche got its own hashtag

The much-derided dish has enjoyed an unlikely renaissance in recent times

26 Jan 2017

What to eat: Anyone for acid-free snake oil?

The alkaline diet, the raw diet, all kinds of craziness all over the internet… the only word for it is ‘nutribollocks’

20 Oct 2016

High pressure tactics

If I were to ask you to name a health problem that affects around seven million people in the UK…

20 Oct 2016

Resist the green juice brigade. The detox is a delusion

The New Year detox is upon us in its many guises, and although we know that the entire premise is…

4 Jan 2016

Glass distinction

Was it the Russians? The Saudis? Or Elton John, who once received a florist’s bill for £293,000? Someone’s to blame…

28 Mar 2015