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New on the bucket list: Going to sleep in a castle!

Hever Castle,new bedroom & bathrooms



As is often the case with my bucket list, I watch something on TV, think “that looks amazing”, do a bit of research and then, ta dah, it’s on my list! 232 more words

Bucket List

Happy (Calvinist) Christmas

Happy (Calvinist) Christmas!


If you are reading this on Christmas Day – Happy Christmas….now get off your computer/phone and go and do something less boring instead – like eating turkey, watching the Queens speech or washing those dishes!   1,636 more words

Jesus Christ

Dark Glitter: Hush


Be quiet. Be still.


Don’t be loud, don’t not-give-a-fuck, don’t be sexual. Don’t criticise, voice concern, or surpass men.

Or be sexual, and be slut-shamed. 324 more words


Nah, Giles Coren, Jane Austen really is great after all - and you're just a lazy contrarian.

Some writers need to be defended from their foes.  Jane Austen needs to be defended from her friends, for the most part.  Giles Coren’s Times… 1,033 more words

Giles Coren aims to prove Jane Austen books were rubbish in new documentary

Giles Coren really doesn’t like Jane Austen, and has gone as far as to make a documentary saying so.

Critic Giles has made a documentary, entitled I Hate Jane Austen, all about his dislike for the famed author, with celeb friends attempting to prove his opinion is entirely wrong. 318 more words


You can't appreciate wine without getting (at least a little bit) drunk

If an alien came down tomorrow and read Decanter magazine, he or she (or perhaps some new completely unthought of sex from the Alpha Centauri), would never guess that the subject being written about was not only meant to be fun but was in fact an intoxicant. 733 more words

Wine Articles

Dark Glitter: Some Of Us

Some Of Us

Imagine a world where women have no power.

Where men decide on the salaries we can earn, the jobs we can take, the support we can have when pregnant, or when mothers, or for our vaginas. 330 more words