Dear Mary: How can I hide my lockdown weight gain?

29 August 2020 9:00 am

Q. For professional reasons it is important that I am not fat. However I have put on more than a…

Covid has exposed our confusion about food

29 August 2020 9:00 am

Covid has exposed our muddled thinking about food

Fat-shaming didn’t do me any harm

1 August 2020 9:00 am

One of the genuine pleasures I always take in arriving back in the north-east after being in London is that…

If I don’t like being fat, I should be allowed to say so

14 March 2020 9:00 am

The game was up when I put on a pair of size 14 jodhpurs at the country store and they…

‘I feel compelled to be disgraceful’: Miriam Margolyes interviewed

7 March 2020 9:00 am

Miriam Margolyes chews the fat with Tanya Gold about mother love, anti-Zionism and too much shagging

DONCASTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 07: Jockey George Baker riding Litigant leads the field to win the Betfred November Handicap Stakes on November 7, 2015 in Doncaster, England. (Photo by Daniel Smith/Getty Images)

The dirtiest racehorse names

27 October 2018 9:00 am

Watching whip-thin jockey George Baker, just short of six feet, greeting his mounts used to make me think of the…

My children have turned my weight loss into the Stanford prison experiment

24 February 2018 9:00 am

I’ve become obsessed with my BMI. For those of you who don’t know, it stands for body mass index and…