Deborah Ross

Deborah Ross writes the "If you ask me..." column for i. She also writes for The Daily Mail.

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Victory in the great schools battle

Two schools, one neighbourhood, and a bitter smug-struggle between parents

Yes, Nigella, I recall the Great Recipe Famine of 1714

If you ask me...from Sarcastic Lasagne to Hope-For-the-Best-Stew, and not forgetting Furious Omelette, these are the real recipes worth trying.

If you ask me...want to know the truth about Jesus? Let his wife tell you

Jesus's wife's diary telleth the truth story about that whole feed the five thousand thing.

If you ask me...When were breasts first invented? At least before the iPod

Sure, breasts are sort of exciting, but are they as exciting as a Corby Trouser Press? Or a Pez dispenser which holds a wide variety of flavours?

If you ask me: This season's absolutely must-have trends

My trend distillery is telling me that the fashion industry will, this season, pretend to care about plus-size models as well as sweat-shops and fur

If you ask me: I once rode roughshod over Christians. Never again!

If you pay selective attention to the teachings of Our Lord, you will know that the only proper life is one lived in the bright, white light of Christian heterosexual values.

A recipe for my sexy pie

If you ask me...cooking in Crocs or wellington boots is not quite as sexy, but a shit-load of sugar and some "highly sensual sighs" make up for it

Deborah Ross: At last! The must-have, to-die-for Deb bag

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Italian couples fake UK divorce scam on an ‘industrial scale’

Welcome to Maidenhead, the divorce capital of... Italy

A look at the the legal tourists who exploited our liberal dissolution rules
Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

The vintage series has often been criticised for racial stereotyping
An app for the amorous: Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?

An app for the amorous

Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?
Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid. Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?

Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid

Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?
Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

After a few early missteps with Chekhov, her acting career has taken her to Hollywood. Next up is a role in the BBC’s gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders’
She's having a laugh: Britain's female comedians have never had it so good

She's having a laugh

Britain's female comedians have never had it so good, says stand-up Natalie Haynes
Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LED lights designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows

Let there be light

Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LEDs designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows
Great British Bake Off, semi-final, review: Richard remains the baker to beat

Tensions rise in Bake Off's pastry week

Richard remains the baker to beat as Chetna begins to flake
Paris Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015: Time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris

A look to the future

It's time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris
The 10 best bedspreads

The 10 best bedspreads

Before you up the tog count on your duvet, add an extra layer and a room-changing piece to your bed this autumn
Arsenal vs Galatasaray: Five things we learnt from the Emirates

Arsenal vs Galatasaray

Five things we learnt from the Gunners' Champions League victory at the Emirates
Stuart Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

This deal gives England a head-start to prepare for 2019 World Cup, says Chris Hewett
Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

The children orphaned by Ebola...

... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence
The magic of roundabouts

Lords of the rings

Just who are the Roundabout Appreciation Society?