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Columnist — Guardian
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Guardian columnist, writes books, comes late to technology.

Rome: the World’s First Superpower review - when in Rome, don’t faff around — Sometimes you just don't want any fannying about. Sometimes you want big chunky facts marking a wide, boldly slashed path through the thickets of your ignorance and to worry about the details later. And if you can find a cheerful guide to accompany you, so much the better.

The Spaceman of Afghanistan; Gotham review - origins of a spaceman, and of Batman — By the grace of a God I have often wrongly condemned as unbenevolent, the BBC did not put Ten Years of The Apprentice up on their previews site in time for me to watch or write about it.

Inside Charlie's Chocolate Factory : The Complete Story of Willy Wonka, the Golden Ticket and Roald Dahl's Most Famous Creation — INSIDE CHARLIE'S CHOCOLATE FACTORY explores the unique appeal and lasting cultural impact of Roald Dahl's beloved classic. This non-fiction book looks at the development of the original story and characters, its social history, and the varying film and stage adaptations.

Did the Queen make David Cameron beg for forgiveness over his ‘purr’ gaffe? — David Cameron has apparently apologised to the Queen for - and really, I'm so sorry to have to bring this up again, but you must understand that it is the very profundity of the horror that requires us all to revisit and grant ourselves closure on it - telling the mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, that when Cameron told her Scotland was still part of the union, she "purred" down the phone at him.

Lucy Mangan on Gossip Girl — Forget everything you ever knew about gender-appropriate appellations and rejoice in the pioneering American spirit taken out of the 19th-century prairie farming and applied to modern Upper East Side nomenclature in Gossip Girl (ITV2). Serena van der Woodsen is the coolest, shiniest girl in school.

Who does the housework? Five Guardian writers reveal all — Does any couple really split the chores straight down the middle? According to surveys for Mumsnet and Women's Hour released on Monday, working mums spend an average of 10 hours a week on household chores, while men chip in with just five hours a week.

How much money do you hide from your partner? — The good news is that you have probably got more money than you think. The bad news is that it is because your partner has been lying to you about it for years.

The most popular items in Weddings — Best Sellers: The most popular items in Weddings

The Driver; Secrets and Lies review - gripping drama that leaves you rigid with unrelieved tension — "You scored 14," Vince's doctor tells him. "You need to score 15 before I can comfortably prescribe medication." "So what are you saying?" replies Vince flintily. "I'm one point short of depression?"

Illegal Immigrants And Proud review - a mean tone permeated this film about the ‘illegals’ — Back in January, Fergal Keane made a documentary entitled The Hidden World of Britain's Immigrants for BBC2 about - well, the hidden world of Britain's immigrants.
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Oct 24, 2014

@crgc @raffers Alas, it rings no bells :( Have you tried asking the Booksleuth forum?…

Oct 23, 2014

@sarahmillican75 It's a cumulative process, Millican, what can I say? Stay strong :(

Oct 23, 2014

@sarahmillican75 Oh, SO jealous! And can't wait to hear. Also, have watched ep 3 of Walking Dead, so you need to hold me.

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