Marina Lewycka is a British novelist of Ukrainian origin.
15 November 2013 06:56 PM
I have a sentimental attachment to grammar schools. But today’s mainly benefit the middle class
06 September 2013 06:39 PM
To make a difference we should give more to our world-class NGOs
09 April 2013 08:04 PM
She was undoubtedly a powerful and charismatic woman, but I suspect that both my mum and Mrs Thatcher would have been appalled by the idea of a feminist icon.
25 January 2013 07:01 PM
The tone of Cameron's oratory is that of a school bully. It’s funny, but also depressing, like twitching curtains in cramped redbrick terraces and 1950s English cuisine
26 October 2012 06:31 PM
Communities should have the right to go their own way, rather than being the plaything of multinational corporations.
10 March 2012 12:00 AM
I marched into the post room of the office where I worked and ripped down the pin-up posters
02 March 2012 12:00 AM
After the Second World War, my family moved from a Displaced Persons camp in Schleswig-Holstein to a refugee camp in Sussex. From there we were taken in by English families. My mother worked as a domestic, and my father as an agricultural worker. Our first "host" family were the Dobbses of Whatlington. Rosalind Heyworth Dobbs (née Potter) was an artist and mother-in-law of Malcolm Muggeridge, connected through her parents and eight siblings to the Bloomsbury set. After she died in 1949, we transferred to Miss Winifred Morton in nearby Burwash Common.
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