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Je suis Karen

by Karen Krizanovich

"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"

Suzanne Moore marries herself, heads to Oman

Suzanne Moore marries herself, heads to Oman

by Suzanne Moore

"There are also lots of older couples who sit blankly looking at each other – their honeymoons clearly finished some time ago"

DTLA | High finance and high times

DTLA | High finance and high times

by Derek Guthrie

"Not that long ago, all this would have been the stuff of fantasy, the area's origins lost and gone, strangled by squalor"

Derek Jarman | A weekend at Prospect Cottage

by Simon Costin

Simon Costin steps inside Derek Jarman's art world icon on Dungeness beach

Bong! The dope on Denver: modern art, craft beer and Rocky Mountain oysters

Bong! The dope on Denver: modern art, craft beer and Rocky Mountain oysters

by Derek Guthrie

"Acronym fever nearly spread to Five Points, but FiDo would never have caught on. Too barking"

Why it’s all about Malta

Why it’s all about Malta

by Derek Guthrie

"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"

How to do Valentine’s Day if you hate it

How to do Valentine’s Day if you hate it

by Karen Krizanovich

"Does Valentine’s Day make love cheap? Thankfully yes … and so do I"

Shock treatment in Bavaria | Marina O’Loughlin stops eating

Shock treatment in Bavaria | Marina O’Loughlin stops eating

by Marina O'Loughlin

What happens when a food writer is denied food?

Nights on the tiles | Why I’m not moving to Lisbon just yet

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"A pianist. At breakfast. Playing the love theme to Tootsie"

by Pippa Brooks

"Kate from Croydon and Naomi from Streatham, not glamazons from Manhattan"