Embarrassment

The Shame and Shaming of the Adult Non-Driver

Ryan Love | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Love

So here I am, 25 and without my driving licence. For the first time I'm actually embarrassed about it. I had never considered that there would be a day when I'd feel judged for not having accomplished what my sister achieved six weeks after turning seventeen, or what my parents have been doing for a combined 70 years.

Watch: Cate Blanchett's Cringey '90s TV Ad

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

A cringe-worthy Tim Tams commercial starring Cate Blanchett has emerged online - though with a Best Actress Oscar sitting on her mantelpiece, the Auss...

On Relationship-Induced Embarrassment

Sarah Kwong | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Kwong

These days, young, career women are prolific. Which is awesome. But also problematic. Because now there's a pressure to be just that; young and career-y. Suddenly, it feels old and boring to be in a long-term, serious relationship when others born in the same year are gallivanting around the world, playing out episodes of Girls (string vests, reckless sex, you get the gist).

Middle Class Poor? You and Me Both!

Mette Poynton | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mette Poynton

In the past year there have been a couple of stories in the press about families just like mine that have lost everything in the economic crisis and who now live a life in poverty while "putting on a brave face and pretending nothing has changed". Why pretend?

WATCH: New Countdown Host Nick Hewer Enjoys His First Rude Word Blooper

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Lord Sugar's one-time business adviser Nick Hewer has been hosting Channel 4's beloved anagram and arithmatic gameshow Countdown since 9 January. A...