An informative and witty account of anorexia that constantly prods away at the strangeness of its subject matter
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Friday 10 February 2012
I’ve reviewed opera in some unlikely places – a telephone box, the stairways of a derelict town hall, the kitchen department of Wembley IKEA – but the labyrinth of tunnels under Waterloo made the unlikeliest venue yet.
Thursday 09 February 2012
Thursday 12 January 2012
Half a million school children in Britain are unhappy with their lives, according to a new study published today.
Sunday 08 January 2012
The other day, I logged into my Facebook account and found ads, supposedly targeted at me because of my age, gender and interests, informing me that Cheryl Cole lost 16kg on a simple new diet plan. Obviously she needed to. In January, magazine covers, TV adverts and even office talk is all about the best diet to be on. And why not? Everyone's on a diet in January, right?
Friday 19 August 2011
The book is about a fat girl who goes on a diet and is transformed from being insecure to being a school football star
Wednesday 10 August 2011
A website which stocked a range of children's shirts emblazoned with a controversial quote from Kate Moss has been censured by the Advertising Standards Authority.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Women with a history of anorexia or bulimia may take longer to get pregnant, according to new research.
Monday 01 August 2011
More than 2,000 children have received treatment for eating disorders in the past three years, according to figures reported today.
Wednesday 27 July 2011
Make-up adverts featuring the airbrushed images of actresses Julia Roberts and supermodel Christy Turlington have been banned by the advertising watchdog following a complaint from an MP.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Wednesday 13 July 2011
The pressure to look like a male model is driving more men to develop dangerous eating disorders, experts warned today.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
High street giant Topshop succumbed to the pressure of an eating disorder charity yesterday, removing an image of 18-year-old model Codie Young from their website after campaigners alleged the image could encourage anorexia.
Monday 27 June 2011
Tuesday 17 May 2011
- 1 Man and woman arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder victim of Woolwich machete attack, named as Drummer Lee Rigby
- 2 'Sickening, deluded and unforgivable': Horrific attack brings terror to London’s streets
- 3 Grace Dent: I’m not sure how these people can avoid being called ‘bigots’. And the more ‘civilised’, the worse they are
- 4 Woolwich murder: They killed, then they performed - these men should be starved of our attention
- 5 Woolwich attack: The EDL will seek to exploit this evil crime for their own evil ends
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