Entries by Caragh Little from 09/2012

Sunday Night and Slightly Raised Temperatures

| Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you ever join the ritual of the Sunday cruise, remember: drive up the Prom survey the 'talent' on offer, then turn at the end with maximum flourish. Repeat as desired, or until darkness falls and the girls go home.

Personal Bests

| Posted 09.06.2012 | UK Sport

It is the best of times, it is the worst of times, and in many more cities than just two. First the Olympics, now the Paralympics; riots in Belfast, ...

What's Black And White And Read All Over?

| Posted 09.10.2012 | Huffington Post

Fifty Shades is basically Twilight with added S&M. This is not just romance, this is S&M romance, to paraphrase an advertising campaign familiar to yummy mummies everywhere.

One Character in Four Thousand...

| Posted 09.17.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The new school year is only a few weeks old, and it's started already: the awkward moment when a final year student shuffles over after class, shamefaced, a piece of paper or a memory stick in their hand, and asks me whether I would read the Personal Statement for their UCAS form.

New Term, Old Ties

| Posted 09.22.2012 | UK Politics

Behind the rows of gleaming suited photos lies the real story of Party Conference season. In the uniformed ranks of colour-coded allegiance - a yellow tie this week, a red one next, a true blue one a week later still - are the million stories of all our years at school. From satchels to red boxes, Tupperware lunch boxes to hospitality buffets... the types are there.

A Muse of Fire...

| Posted 09.30.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Teachers are under fire. The Chief Inspector of Schools in England has commented that, if teachers want to receive pay rises, they should work longer hours, staying on in school after the final bell has gone each afternoon.