Entries by Helen Croydon from 02/2013

There's No Such Thing as 'Traditional Marriage'

| Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It was a relief for me that the Commons voted so strongly in favour of gay marriage - not because I'd like to marry a woman - but for peace of mind that our politicians have not been time warped along with Richard III. The so-called traditionalists, who claimed that allowing gay marriage would alter centuries of marital custom, don't know what they are talking about. The form and purpose of marriage is constantly being reinvented.

There Are Enough Days to Celebrate Love - Give Us a Singletine's Day?

| Posted 02.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Our High Street this week, I have to say, is a shame to us all. It's gone a trashy shade of red. The colour pollution of Valentine's paraphernalia started four weeks ago. Four! Barely had the dregs of the January sales rails been relegated further into bargain bins when Clinton's was transposed into a sea of red.