SUZANNE HARRINGTON

Suzanne Harrington says anyone that promises fast results to a long term problem ishaving a laugh.

SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Self-help is no help — that’s useful knowledge

Few books in the self-help section will ever turn your life around, writes Suzanne Harrington. Real personal development requires far more time and often, professional help

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Religions are like penises: it’s acceptable to have them but not to think with them

THIS week, I learned on social media that a religion is like a penis. It’s fine to have one, and fine to be proud of having one, but it’s not fine to get it out in public, especially near children. Nor is it fine to write laws with it, nor to think with it.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Only item on my 2015 ‘to do’ list is to be happy with who I am and what I have

MAYBE I’m a pervert, but I love January. Its calm gloom is like sinking into a cooling bath after the overheated mania of December.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Forget Movember, what about ’veganuary’

Whenever we do stuff like Stoptober or Movember, it’s always to benefit ourselves. Movember is all about showing your awareness of prostate cancer by sporting a great big freshly-grown moustache which gets you extra likes on Facebook, while only the most uni-cellular amongst us need the benefits of stopping smoking in Stoptober spelled out.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Single mums don’t need a ‘father Christmas’ to have fun

Suzanne Harrington writes that Christmas as a single parent isn’t necessarily the nightmare everyone believes it to be

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: A wrong present is telling you to get the right boyfriend

CHRISTMAS isn’t just about fighting with your family over reheated Brussels sprouts, nor about which one of you is the most useless — no, it is a time of giving, including giving your relationship a long, hard stare, if your other half gives you the wrong present.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: I’m fed up with complaints about public breastfeeding

YOU won’t be getting anything Christmassy out of me this week, because I’m nonplussed by the news that feeding your baby and having a wee are one and the same. 

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Save us from these American exports.

I was just starting to slightly get over the whole idea of Christmas – reasoning to myself in soothing tones that really, it’s not that bad, is it?

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: A rotten system that fails to protect black people

An unlikely link between the museums of South Kensington and the protests in the US city of Ferguson has been revealed.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Sperm bank mix up leaves all-white lesbian couple with mixed-race little girl

JENNIFER CRAMBLETT and her partner live in Uniontown, Stark County, Ohio. Farming country. 

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Denmark is one of the all time happiest places on earth. Why? They share nicely.

My favourite ever definition of humanity is “a successful virus clinging to a speck of mud suspended in endless nothing”. 

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Chapter and Verse on the perils of news books

THE film director John Waters – Baltimore’s beloved Pope of Trash, with his pencil thin moustache and fine eye for comedic sleaze – is a massive bibliophile.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: No single men allowed: Important etiquette for attending a swingers party

Given the recent hoo-ha about a swingers gathering in a well known Cork hotel, I feel it my duty to share some knowledge. (I know – Cork and swingers in the same sentence. Oh how Ireland has changed since I last lived there. Back then, you couldn’t even buy a condom).

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Dick, (sorry, Brian) goes underground for love

A man called Brian Somethingorother has written something or other called How To Meet Women On The Subway. A manual on how to bother commuters in possession of vaginas? A dating guide to harrassment?

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