Despite my obsession with Game of Thrones and Lucy Worsley’s The First Georgians right now, I am still televisually smitten with MTV’s Catfish. The show that exposes online love fraudsters. The throwaway youth TV show that one’s mind just cannot throw away. Instead, one sits post- episode genuinely saddened that our human need to love and be loved is so destructive. Or that the earth’s supply of gullible optimists may well be infinite.
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Thursday 19 September 2013
Rents are sky-high, while homelessness is back at Great Depression levels
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Amy Webb refuses to post anything about her little girl online. Instead, she has registered a URL, email account and a vast array of social media sites in her name
London's last ever home for less than £100,000? Rundown Brixton studio flat goes on the market for just £99,500
Wednesday 28 August 2013
In a city where a single parking space was valued at £300,000 earlier in the month, this Brixton studio has been put on the market for less than six-figures
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Noisy neighbours named as the most off-putting factor for people looking for a new property
Monday 19 August 2013
Upon arriving in Edinburgh for the Fringe, my show aside, my main concern is my accommodation. For performers, finding suitable accommodation for the festival is often a mixture of trial and error, following tip-offs and plain dumb luck.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Forecasters predict we will enjoy another bout of scorching weather by the end of the week
Friday 26 July 2013
The Angel & Blue Pig, Lymington
Monday 15 July 2013
Of the weekend’s July Cup heroes, Lethal Force was easily the most relaxed yesterday. The four-year-old enjoyed a lazy lead out to stretch the limbs that had carried him to his record-breaking Group One victory and a prolonged pick at grass to settle his rather fizzy mind, then spent the rest of the day chilling in the cool of his box. Meanwhile his trainer Clive Cox, after sorting out his entries for the rest of the week – it’s back to bread and butter at Lingfield on Wednesday – fielded interminable phone calls of inquiry and congratulation.
Friday 05 July 2013
Laura Ashley is celebrating its 60th birthday by looking back to the 1970s. It couldn’t have come at a better time. Patterns, florals and faux Victoriana are big again, says Trish Lorenz
Monday 01 July 2013
Pupils from some of North London’s most prestigious schools clash with police after an end-of-term ‘sleepover’ spirals out of control
Friday 28 June 2013
Official statement say focus for Paralympian who allegedly murdered his girlfriend 'remains entirely on the court case'
Thursday 20 June 2013
Manscara and guyliner are usually the reserve of teens enjoying their experimental emo phase, not the seriously wealthy suited and booted customers of Tom Ford. But that’s all set to change when the designer launches cosmetics for men alongside the modern metrosexual grooming staples of cleanser, moisturiser and eye “treatment”.
Thursday 06 June 2013
The idea of mothers-to-be having a pre-birth party is an American one, but Brits – and businesses – have jumped on board
Oscar Pistorius trial: Judge warns of trial by media after Reeva Steenkamp's parents give TV interview
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Date set for trial to begin on 17 August
'Distressing' leaked pictures show blood in bathroom where Oscar Pistorius shot his lover Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day
Friday 31 May 2013
Defence lawyers have described their appearance in the public domain as “distressing”
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
- 1 Unseen Charlie and the Chocolate Factory chapter deemed 'too subversive' released
- 3 Joan Rivers: 'Palestinians deserve to be dead'
- 4 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 5 Mexican woman becomes world’s 'oldest person' at 127