Tag Archives: Family

Why we should learn to embrace failure | Elizabeth Day

Divorce, miscarriage, career knock-backs the big moments in life often come through crisis and make us who we are, so dont airbrush them out, says Elizabeth Day A few months ago, I spent an evening sitting on the sofa in my flat, cropping my head out of a series of wedding photographs. It was a Read more »

My 18-year-old daughter is having a baby with my stepson | Dear Mariella

This may turn out to be the terrible mistake you foresee but you must get behind this young couple and support them, says Mariella Frostrup Dear Mariella Sun 21 Jan 2018 01.00EST Share on Twitter View more sharing options Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Messenger Close [email protected] Follow her on Twitter

Bricking it: why the Lego movie franchise is on shaky foundations

The Lego Ninjago Movie cant hope to live up to the standard of either the original film or Lego Batman. Has quality already been sacrificed to quantity? When we discuss the fad for cinematic universes, with their unimaginative bloat and paucity of ideas, we tend to overlook Lego. Thats partly because, in terms of sheer Read more »

Summer 2017’s best movies: from Scarlett Johansson’s hen night to Morrissey’s teen years

Pops great miserablist gets a biopic, Scarlett Johansson has stripper trouble, Charlize Theron explodes into ultraviolence, and Union deserter Colin Farrell shakes up a girls school during the US civil war Churchill The first of the years two biopics about Sir Winston. The autumn will see Gary Oldman offering blood, sweat, tears and toil in Read more »

‘I’ve been good and bad, caring but useless’: Tim Dowling on two decades of fatherhood

His parenting skills, he thought, were a work in progress. There was still time to get better only now his youngest is about to turn 18. What has he learned? From time to time, and without success, I have tried to track down the episode of The Apprentice. That, at least, is my experience. And, Read more »

Summer 2017’s best movies: from Scarlett Johansson’s hen night to Morrissey’s teen years

Pops great miserablist gets a biopic, Scarlett Johansson has stripper trouble, Charlize Theron explodes into ultraviolence, and Union deserter Colin Farrell shakes up a girls school during the US civil war Churchill The first of the years two biopics about Sir Winston. The autumn will see Gary Oldman offering blood, sweat, tears and toil in Read more »

‘I’ve been good and bad, caring but useless’: Tim Dowling on two decades of fatherhood

His parenting skills, he thought, were a work in progress. There was still time to get better only now his youngest is about to turn 18. What has he learned? From time to time, and without success, I have tried to track down the episode of The Apprentice. That, at least, is my experience. And, Read more »