Oh, how we laughed

I blame Trump Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, it does. Still reeling from the reality that one possible leader of the world’s…

Column: Sad face

‘Meanwhile, genuine clowns  are sadly drawing more painted tears on their chalk-white faces, their rosy cheeks no more.’ I’m thinking your ordinary, common or garden…

Column: Wheels fall off clowns’ reputation

If anybody is in need of a good image makeover right now, it is the everyday, common or garden, clown. I’m not talking about Donald…

Column: Thanks love, my name is Nicola

‘The bit that cries when a reader rings up to speak to the editor, then assumes I am ‘his’ secretary.. ‘ Are we women putting…

Column: Thanks love but my name is Nicola

We’ve all been there. When a complete stranger calls you ‘love’ or ‘darling’, how do you react? Are you insulted or are you immediately imbued…

Column: Being a superhero and other first jobs

It’s been one of those weeks, so in an attempt to make me feel better about the stress and despair, I tried to feel thankful…

Column: Being a superhero and other first jobs

If you don’t ever get a period in your day-to-day working life when you yearn for change, escape or a job which has less stress,…