London is now the capital of the world

Published in the Evening Standard When I lived in the United States, the ex-pat Brits often used to fall into a competitive parlour game with our American friends. Which city was better, we would ask: London or New York? That … Continued

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Putting on a brave phase

Gordon Brown has begun his transition from chancellor to prime minister well ahead of time. How can this be? From the Guardian blog

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Occupied by thoughts of 1967

Published in the Jewish Chronicle This is my last month as a 30-something. As if that?s not reason enough for angst, there?s another fact about turning 40 that I don?t like. No, it?s not my hairline or my ability to … Continued

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Give me back my faith in the Games

Published in the Evening Standard Is it too early to panic about the Olympics? They are after all, a full five and a half years away. Still, now might be the time to get a bit jittery. The cue for … Continued

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All change?

Ed Koch's blogging debut has raised some interesting questions about America's opinion of Tony Blair's replacement. From the Guardian blog

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