Laurie Graham

The infantilism of Advent calendars for grown-ups

28 November 2020 9:00 am

Anything goes with Advent calendars

Why I’ve given up on handbags

19 September 2020 9:00 am

How I gave up an unnecessary habit

A death, live-streamed: my husband’s Skype funeral

6 June 2020 9:00 am

The strange experience of my husband’s Skype funeral

Why are so many of my elderly friends in denial about death?

13 April 2020 4:00 pm

Here’s a cheerful thought: we are all going to die. Some of my friends are under 70 but most, now…

In defence of pocket money

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Our grandchildren are penniless. They have pretty much everything their hearts desire and they have parents with wallets full of…

Young recycling zealots are talking rubbish

5 October 2019 9:00 am

Church attendances may be falling, but there’s a new religion in town: recycling. Its followers are devout and full of…

What I’ve learned from 20 years without a TV

22 June 2019 9:00 am

In the summer of 1999 I did something radical. Spurred on by my husband’s universal loathing of television I took…