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‘The best way to find out if you can trust somebody, is to trust them.’– Ernest Hemingway Today is Valentines’ Day; my anniversary. It’s been an entire year since I first got published. This...

  ‘Enlightenment is man’s emergence from his own self-incurred immaturity’ – Kant, 1784. What about women? So this week I’m writing in the knowledge that last week’s entry remained the...

This week is all change. To work with this theme, I’ve decided to try something new this week. My second excuse is that it’s Chinese New Year. As I’m struggling to keep up with my currently-crazy...

The number 13 is renowned for being unlucky. Combined with several bad times this week, I have found myself lacking inspiration for this entry. January is a bad month for many reasons, and as queen of...

So, 2013 is a wrap. On the subject of rap-songs, I learnt that my mother knows the entire lyrics to Charmaine by Plan B; whilst this is worrying, I am grateful for my inherited ability in this. My final...

I have emerged from extortionate amounts of tinsel and chocolate to wrap up this column for the holiday. Using the excuse to watch many rom-coms (which I obviously avoid outside of the festive period)...

With Christmas approaching fast, finding an advent calendar was ‘challenge of the week.’ We soon discovered, under the conditions of a buy-two-get-one-free deal, that it’s almost impossible to impulse-eat...

If you’re a Scrooge then do not read on. I do warn you though, Christmas is the best thing ever and you are uncool.   By Erica Toms. Most of these activities are on every day (or some every weekend)...

  Whilst writing this column, I managed to burn rice (how), splash boiling water everywhere and get the pan stuck to the worktop. My flat-mate scraped the burn away to reveal actual wood; that rumor...

Looking at my tweets over the past week, I appear to moan quite a bit. Well, that and rate the cast of Made in Chelsea against each other (Andy > Spencer > Jamie, sorry.) What else is a girl to do...