Modern Life

Why can’t Tim Farron just leave me alone?

Whisky firms have long promoted their liquor as strictly for men, but a new generation of women has embraced the water of life

An epidemic of Jomo is raging amongst millenials: the joy of missing out

The hearty icons of Soviet womanhood have vanished

The concept of the “common reader” is dead

Could the greatest dilemma faced by men and women today come at the end of a meal when the waiter appears with the bill?

“The streets of San Francisco are largely populated by zombies, howling at the
pavement and cursing the moon”

High rents in London are likely to drive millennials out, but the city’s emotional pull is strong

Some troops return from war with post-traumatic stress disorder, but veterans are not victims. There is no epidemic of men damaged by war

Seventy years after Orwell’s “Politics and the English Language”, plain speaking now means avoiding not only jargon but pointless brevity