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It’s often discouraging sitting working at home, wondering whether to put the heating on, answering the doorbell to the gas board, feeling it’s all utterly…
The reason we all need a mutton alert, which needs constant testing, like smoke alarms, is because there is really no such thing as age-appropriate…
I’m worried about looking like a bad person when, in fact, I try to be a good person. I don’t like the public image that…
People always say there’s no such thing as bad publicity, and you always think they’re right, because it seems self-evident: nobody’s going to buy a…
I think everyone can recognize the one-upmanship and the competition that go on wherever you are, especially among groups where the women don’t have to…
I talk to bankers, distributors, marketing people. I used to sit at home in my tracksuit bottoms, and the real excitement of my day would…
I love writing journalism because it’s all over in two hours and comes straight off the top of the head. Writing novels is soooooo much…
I am a total coffee snob and bore. If anyone makes the mistake of offering me ‘a coffee’ they tend to regret it – I’m…
Without my Johnson trademark mop of yellow hair, I think I would be nothing.
Being blonde, for me, means never having to say: ‘I’ll have the honey-striped half-head of highlights for £200,’ to a bored colourist in a Mayfair…
When I’m called unkind… that really cuts to the quick. You can say anything else that you like about me.
‘The Lady’ is a piddling little magazine that no one cares about or buys.
There was a time when no difficult subjects were ever aired in the ‘Lady’, and sadly, life isn’t like that.
If you tell the truth you get into trouble, and that’s why politicians are extremely dull.
I’d like to see women get on to boards and run companies despite the fact that men occupy the citadels of power.
I don’t mind being called snobbish, a pain and a social climber, but being called unkind really hurts.
I want ‘The Lady’ magazine to be restored to its traditional place in the pantheon of weekly magazines.
If there’s anything worse than being 16, it’s having parents visibly reliving their own teenage years in your anguished presence.
I went freelance in 1996 and my children are now teenagers and it seemed right.
Being boring is just wrong, isn’t it? You wouldn’t have got anywhere being boring.
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