Upper Class

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...