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No. 1 - Michael Russell (1933 – 2020)

Described in The Telegraph’s obituary of him as a “publisher, wit and author,” Michael Russell is best known for writing the spoof memoirs of...

No. 15 - Anne Dunhill

This Roman Catholic novelist and Italian translator’s works have included A Darker Shade of Love, Web of Passion and Anita: A Memoir. A former...

Margaret Thatcher: Strong lady, weak men

Author Sarah Tucker shares her thoughts on the reaction to the death of Margaret Thatcher   I can't really remember much about when Maggie Thatcher was...

Bird on a wire

Sarah Tucker tries out Britain’s scariest new attraction   80mph, approximately a mile long, 700 foot above a mountain lake, under clear blue skies in Snowdonia:...

No. 24 - Anna Wintour OBE

Her Evening Standard editor father was known as “Chilly Charlie” and she’s become “Nuclear Wintour”. This New York based Brit states that she’s “lost...

No. 19 - Dominick Dunne (1925 – 2009)

This “Boswell of the bluebloods” was a writer whose tips came from unnamed sources and “waiter serving  risotto at dinner parties”. Though Robert F....

Playground victims

Sarah Tucker shares the latest of her “playground politics” experiences   My son started at a new school a few weeks back. Five foot eleven, half...

Playground Mafia

Award winning journalist, presenter and novelist Sarah Tucker examines the mafia of the playground It's getting worse. I wrote the (fictional) novel The Playground Mafia...

No. 52 - James Murdoch

Considered by many as the pretender to the fortune of his father, Rupert, the phone hacking scandal may have put paid to that. He...
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