With Prejudice

Israel And Integration

‘Even in Tel Aviv, they know that the words “no comment” are not in my vocabulary’

No Joke

"Lawyers, doctors, stewardesses, rabbis, rabbits, long-faced horses, Jewish nymphomaniacs . . . you name it, I insulted it"

Unethical Tourism

‘It seems a little early for me to give my trust and travellers cheques to Iran, merely on the promise that the new leader smiles more than the last’

Habitual Hypocrisy

"I’ve said it before: where do the Israel-bashers stand on Syria? I’ll say it again because I hear a resounding silence."

Goodbye, Old Banger

"Audrey the Audi must go and I have to buy a nice four-door runaround. It’s just like my election dilemma—if not Audrey, who?"

Foreign Affairs

"Wales was every bit as foreign to my eyes as navigating an archipelago or dropping into a dinghy to visit a frigatebird"

Labour has Lost Me

‘I’m an actress, Ed, and I am often commended for my timing. Frankly, my dear, yours sucks’

The Road to Repentance

'There was a waiting room inside for all Speed Awareness miscreants and it resembled a clinic for sexually transmitted diseases'

Disproportionate Reportage

“Carnage on the beach because they have their Iron Dome.” For this read: “Not enough Jews dead!

An Incisive Observer

‘The first generation sweats on market stalls to give their kids the education that enables them, ultimately, to patronise their parents'

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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