July 1 2015 Latest news:
Last weekend tens of thousands of protesters marched through London calling for “an end to austerity”.
Kylie wasn’t the only famous person in Suffolk last weekend.
When George, aged two years and nine months, misbehaves and does not desist when asked, he is consigned to the thinking step, the bottom stair.
I’m sitting here with a bit belt of gin accompanied by a soupçon of slimline tonic... I earned it, writes columnist Lynne Mortimer.
In my new state of supreme fitness, having taken part in the Long March... okay, it was an eight-mile walk... okay it was eightish miles, a small hop across a rivulet should have been a doddle.
I am not northist. I didn’t start it. It was them. You can buy mugs up here in Herroit country that have “ee bah gum” written on them and other Yorkshire-isms.
We have moved in with our daughter.
I’ll do it,” volunteered Tara, my hairdresser, adding: “and I’ll do eyebrows and ears,” and then, firmly: “but I don’t do noses.”
One of my birthday presents (yes, I still acknowledge gifts, if not my age) was a set of four British Library crime classics, writes Lynne Mortimer.
Sometimes, I have envied men, writes Lynne Mortimer.