It’s Christmas, and century-old carols are suddenly omnipresent. You can barely move for renditions of ‘Hark! The herald angels sing’, ‘In the bleak midwinter’, and that other one with the weird chorus... More

‘Everybody wants to be famous, nobody wants to be nameless,’ goes the Dizzee Rascal lyric. It seems this sums up the attitude of so much our culture.  More

In recent months cinemas have been full of nervous laughter mixed with floods of tears. Movie-goers have wept buckets while watching the doomed (no spoilers)... More

Can you make an omelette? How about a stirfry? Ever tried to bleed a radiator? What about paying a gas... More

The tension was palpable. At any minute, our collective fate, our future, would be revealed. Social media... More

Let’s face it: it’s pretty difficult to sum up the impact and legacy of Nelson Mandela, let alone ground... More

The summer has been full of celebrations and commiserations, people winning (the Olympics! Andy Murray!... More

Horray for holidays! What a great opportunity to relax, re-evaluate, have a lot of fun and prepare for... More

On June 23rd adults in Britain will vote to either stay in or leave the European Union. For the first... More

This session needs to be dealt with sensitively. You may want to encourage your young people to privately... More