It’s day nine of my 10-day Italian detox, and I have to admit to feeling seriously blissed out. I’m so relaxed that it actually makes me uncomfortable, it being such a rare thing in my existence. I spoke to my wife and kids on Skype, and watched them bickering away back in my normal existence. I told them to calm down and not talk to each other in that manner. Something in my new spiritual persona jarred with them and they all stopped arguing with each other and stared at the screen.
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Monday 25 May 2009
What are you wearing right now?
My favourite asymmetrical ruffled leather miniskirt from my summer collection, with a plain T-shirt.
Monday 27 April 2009
Monday 09 February 2009
Sunday 16 November 2008
Wednesday 29 October 2008
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/openhouse/2008/09/un-summit-dia-1.html" target="_blank">UN Summit diary: cops with donuts, dogs with sunglasses</a>
Wednesday 24 September 2008
New York City. The sun is shining. The world leaders are in town.
Tuesday 23 September 2008
At a time when we've become accustomed to music venues closing down all over the country, it's refreshing to have the opening of a new, purpose-built club and live venue to celebrate.
Thursday 18 September 2008
Saturday 13 September 2008
Unbridled lust and the siren at the top of the stairs: Barbara Stanwyck in Billy Wilder's 'Double Indemnity' (1944).
Thursday 21 August 2008
David Ashdown was in Beijing covering the 2008 Olympic Games
Saturday 02 August 2008
Sunday 27 July 2008
My daughter stood, frozen, on top of the cliff. It was about a 20-foot drop down into the dark waters of Lake Joe and this would be the biggest jump of her life so far. From our speedboat below, her mother was screaming: "Don't let him force you to do it. You don't have to do anything you don't want to ..." Parker turned towards me. "Do you think I should do it, Dad?"
Sunday 15 June 2008
Wednesday 27 February 2008
Tuesday 08 February 2005
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
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- 5 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'