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Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan

    Why sisters are good for you
    Why sisters are good for you
    Girls are top! That is the conclusion of yet another study, this time by researchers at Brigham Young University, that purports to show that having...
    Mad about the hype
    Mad about the hype
    Mad Men, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways (while it is still technically possible), so rapidly are the methods of expressing...
    An entourage against introspection
    An entourage against introspection
    Mariah Carey was once famously pictured with one of her lackeys holding a drink and straw to the diva's mouth to save her from the exhausting...
    Posh Spice's latest blow for feminism
    Posh Spice's latest blow for feminism
    As if there weren't enough nails in the rivet-studded coffin of feminism already, along comes a bestselling diet book with which we can hammer in...
    Beware the career woman
    Beware the career woman
    The things I do for journalism. Do you realise that by being paid to write this I am jeopardising my boyfriend's happiness, the health of our...
    Modern guide to sinning
    Modern guide to sinning
    Authenticity
    If the shoe fits ...
    If the shoe fits ...
    As someone cursed with a genetic aversion to exercise but also biologically programmed to stuff as many double-cream fudge bars down my throat as...
    Happily never after
    Happily never after
    It was the tale of Bluebeard that scared me to death. The tale of the wife unable to resist the temptation of opening the forbidden door at the end...
    Nip and tuck at 80
    Nip and tuck at 80
    As a child I developed the belief that old age would be a glorious estate, a time of enlightenment and peace, and everything before —...
    The meaning of Ms
    The meaning of Ms
    When I was 14 and still had the emotional capacity to become prostrate with rage at injustices, both real and imagined, I swore I would always be a...