"When you smell Elizabeth Taylor you feel you are inside her own mink coat. It is heavy and late night"
"Karens are hypocrites, rude toward those beneath her class (that’s economic not educational class), posts nauseating motivational sayings on Facebook, tries to sell pyramid products to her friends and, to tick all Karen boxes, doesn’t believe in science"
"There are also lots of older couples who sit blankly looking at each other – their honeymoons clearly finished some time ago"
"Not that long ago, all this would have been the stuff of fantasy, the area's origins lost and gone, strangled by squalor"
Simon Costin steps inside Derek Jarman's art world icon on Dungeness beach
"Acronym fever nearly spread to Five Points, but FiDo would never have caught on. Too barking"
"It's about time there was some good news. Malta's chequered, bloody history of invasion and war continued into the 20th century when package-tour Brits turned up in droves to drink lager and scarf fish'n'chips before throwing up outside macabre discos"
"Does Valentine’s Day make love cheap? Thankfully yes … and so do I"
What happens when a food writer is denied food?
"A pianist. At breakfast. Playing the love theme to Tootsie"