Tim Lott is a British author and journalist
12 August 2012 12:00 AM
For as long as he can recall, the Britain our writer knows has been self-loathing and apologetic. Now, with the Games, the country has drawn itself up to its full height
29 July 2012 12:00 AM
Our writer is sceptical about those who find it easy to be happy
17 May 2012 08:00 AM
I spent most of yesterday standing outside my library in Kensal Rise, north-west London, trying both to stop Brent Council removing the books and to work out what Kafkaesque logic brought me here.
08 April 2012 12:00 AM
Our writer admits he is no oil painting and finds that life takes more effort when looks are not on your side
01 April 2012 12:00 AM
It's back on the box from tomorrow and Tim Lott explains why its blend of swords, sorcery and sex is such a winner
28 January 2012 12:00 AM
We all ache to fuse ourselves with something above and beyond us, in which we can take pride
30 December 2011 12:00 AM
The only effect of this approach to Dickens was one of tedium, drift, and multiplying perplexity
18 December 2011 12:00 AM
What is it about the familiarity of old movies that makes them impossible to turn off
06 November 2011 12:00 AM
As men nationwide sprout a moustache for charity this month, Tim Lott says that without a good cause, such growth is doomed
03 November 2011 12:00 AM
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
- 1 Autism 'caused by genetics', study suggests
- 2 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 3 Why you should never make assumptions about people with autism
- 4 Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for