Upper Class

Polo, Is It for Everyone? Apparently So.

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Sport
Jasmine Dotiwala

So, we're slap bang in the middle of music festival and summer sports season, where the place where your bank balance sits financially, and where you are on the social class system, may dictate where you end up.

'Skint' Vs 'Posh People' - Inequality and the Great Class Divide

Becky Hopper | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Becky Hopper

With 'Posh People' - based on the readership of Tatler magazine - on one channel and 'Skint' on another, it's probably time to address the growing inequality and the huge class divide...

Middle-Class Labour - Middle-Class Danger

Paul Blanchard | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Politics
Paul Blanchard

I'm a member of the Labour Party. I was a Labour councillor in my home town or York for six years, and even stood as a parliamentary candidate for them in 2005. I've been a Labour supporter for the last 20 years. But yes, I'll admit it: though I struggled for years to dispute it, I'm middle class and always have been.

Birthday Getaways | Stylish Indulgence in NYC

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

I had made up my mind, I would not allow my 30th birthday to transpire without an explosion of fun and indulgence. And so I embarked on my very first trip to New York City, for a birthday getaway of culture, fine dining and pampering.

What Comedy Can Learn From 'Plebgate'

Hugh Bassett | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Hugh Bassett

We have developed a shame around being posh. It's okay to laugh at someone who calls their father 'daddy, but not at someone who calls them 'dad'.

Prejudice Towards the 'Posh' Isn't Unfair - It's an Attitude More People Need to Take

Alex MacDonald | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Politics
Alex MacDonald

Watching Sunday Morning Live with Francis Boulle from Made in Chelsea this week kind of pushed me over the edge - the suggestion that classism or prejudice of people based on their upper-class backgrounds is akin to racism was just too much to take.

Richard Branson Is So Cool: Modest Virgin Boss Serves Up Ice Cubes Shaped Like His Own Face

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK

Upper class passengers on Virgin Atlantic flights can now enjoy their journeys with a likeness of Richard Branson grinning at them from within their d...

Toff cat

James Jackson | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
James Jackson

'I was as polite to him as his breath would allow...'. So wrote Jane Austen in a letter to her sister Cassandra, displaying the kind of withering ins...