Author

 
Dea Birkett

Dea Birkett

    A broad abroad
    A broad abroad
    At a talk I gave about my travels, the male organiser pinned a map of the world on the wall behind me, and handed me a pen. He asked me to trace a...
    Taking the piste
    Taking the piste
    I'd never been skiing. I'd tried ice-skating once, but spent the whole horrible half-hour clinging to the bar at the side of the rink, my ankles...
    Getting to the bottom of things
    Getting to the bottom of things
    I have had a bottom makeover. I have had bio-dermology and bio-therapeutic on my backside, executed by a woman in a white coat and surgical...
    The instant mums club
    The instant mums club
    Once, in the heyday of Hollywood, the evidence of screen success was a soft-top pink Cadillac. Now it is a far smaller -- and not necessarily pink...