As a paper The Daily Mail is not much cop but as a guide to how modern women are just doing it all wrong it is infalliable. Generally we women are just not good enough – we’re either too fat or too thin, wearing the wrong clothes or falling in love with the wrong people. […]
So I was reading The Daily Mail online ( I know: No good sentence ever started with these words but stick with me).
I was reading The Daily Mail for research purposes when a story broke that was so huge I had to drop everything and write this post.
Shit the bed people Kate Winslet is pregnant!
Unable to make up my mind what I should think about a woman I have never met having a baby with her husband I turned to the comments at the bottom of the article – 476 at the time of writing – to find out what readers of The Daily Mail think about it.
OK so they’re not just readers of The Daily Mail, they are readers of The Daily Mail who have been so moved by a Daily Mail article they felt compelled to comment.
Most comments were negative although to be fair there were a few people sticking up for Kate, an effort I can only liken to watching a small boy trying to piss out a forest fire.
So I’ve just read the speech Hilary Mantel gave to the LRB and I found it an interesting discourse on the role of women in the monarchy. I especially liked the bit about Diana hatching from the wedding carriage like ectoplasm. And the bit about pandas. However as the mother of a young daughter I’m […]