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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Sam Simmons, Gilded Balloon<br/>Sarah Millican, Assembly Hall<br/>Diane Spencer, Gilded Balloon<br/>Hot Tub with Kurt and Kristen, Assembly, George Square<br/>John Peel's Shed, Underbelly
Sunday 21 August 2011
Monday 08 August 2011
One of this year's most interesting, elitist and curiously anti-theatrical events on the fringe is served up by a pair of Aussies in their mid-twenties who arrive in your lounge and spin a few bizarre yarns. That's right: you don't go to them, they come to you, as long as you've convened a quorum of 10 or more. We feasted on a DIY buffet in an apartment near the Meadows before the knock on the door.
Tuesday 02 August 2011
Anna Nicole Smith's Los Angeles mansion is for sale.
Sunday 10 July 2011
Homeowners are more inclined to improve their current property rather than move house, research carried out by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors has found.
Thursday 09 June 2011
These days bathroom scales come with solar panels, hyper-sensitive digital readings and some can even talk to you. Here, we weigh them up...
Wednesday 25 May 2011
The family of a woman whose husband was convicted of murder even though her body was never found said they were "bitterly disappointed" today after he won an appeal.
Saturday 21 May 2011
We're kicking off with an exclusive discount this week courtesy of Ecocamel, the specialist in energy-efficient bathrooms. Until June 4, Bargain Hunter readers will receive a 25 per cent discount on the brand new Jetstorm shower head – a fantastic product which, if used by a typical family of four, could save them 56,000 litres of water per year and reduce their annual energy bill by up to £240. The shower head normally costs about £50 but readers entering the discount code EC2 on the Ecocamel website can buy one for just £37.45. For more details about the Jetstorm or to make your purchase visit www.ecocamel.com.
Saturday 21 May 2011
Thursday 21 April 2011
Litter on the UK's beaches increased last year, fuelled by people flushing rubbish down the toilet instead of in the bin, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has said.
Monday 14 March 2011
Cooper went to Number Ten yesterday. Turns out that all my old Tory network have not forsaken me. I’m good buds with a couple of the Number Ten “West Wing”team and they got me on the invite list for “prominent media persons”. I love being a prominent media person, I might put this on my business card (alongside general good guy and exceptional lover).
Friday 11 March 2011
Friday 11 March 2011
Argos's owner, Home Retail Group, yesterday warned that sputtering consumer spending will leave the group's profits at the very bottom end of expectations for the year.
Saturday 05 March 2011
Kate Watson-Smyth presents trendy towels, fantastic flooring, brilliant baths and more...
Friday 04 March 2011
Thursday 13 January 2011
You might not have time for candles and soft music, but with the right scented beauty product, your bathroom can become a serene spa...
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Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Ed Miliband's 'north London set' must be demolished to save Labour, say critics
Sarah Vine criticises lesbian mother Jack Monroe: 'If she was unsure about her sexuality, she should have taken greater precautions'
- 2 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football
- 4 Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries
- 5 Michael Buerk wishes he'd killed Jimmy Savile when he had the chance - by pushing him overboard a cruise ship