SUZANNE HARRINGTON

SUZANNE HARRINGTON: I’m very angry with the world and you should be, as well

A CONSULTATION with my local witch doctor, for some rebalancing herbal potions, after a recent trip to hospital nearly killed me, involves filling out a form. 

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: The pale grey Oscars are unfair and boring

“WE all dream in gold,” says the official 2016 Oscars poster. The dreaming may be in gold, but the nominations are most definitely in white, while the boycotts are in black. It’s as if that other dream, the one Martin Luther King had, never happened, writes Suzanne Harrington

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Palin’s prose polarises presidential policies

TRUMP’S candidacy, it has exposed not just that tragic ramifications of that betrayal of the transformation of our country, but too, he has exposed the complicity on both sides of the aisle that has enabled it, OK?”

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Cancer scores a hat trick on creative men

WELL it’s certainly been a hat trick for cancer — stealing talented, creative men aged 69-70. Lemmy, David Bowie and now Alan Rickman. 

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: DAVID BOWIE: Hard to say goodbye to our brilliant Starman

I’M SITTING here in more floods of tears than any teenage pop fan, listening to a magical song from 1969, released when I was two years old, writes Suzanne Harrington

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Wondering about life, death, and decapitation is my New Year's Resolution

MY NEW year’s resolution is to worry more about the affordability of Botox and devote more time to thinking about my cellulite, writes Suzanne Harrington

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Storm damage put a lot of things in perspective

As a rapid alphabet of climate change storms continues to wreak rainy havoc upon us, the reality of the new normal has come flooding into our hallways, our sitting rooms, our shop fronts, our businesses, our lives.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Why are 300 cheap Christmas presents worse than one very expensive one?

When richer people take their kids on Christmas ski trips or buy them a new Christmas saddle for the new Christmas pony, there are murmurs only of quiet approval, But because 300 fivers mummy went for quantity over quality, she got an online pasting, writes Suzanne Harrington

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: In despair? Come along and meet the good guys at a refugee camp

A small group of volunteers walks in a snaking line along a narrow brambly path thick with litter and dotted with human poo.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Imagine having to do chirpy small-talk all day long...

A hair salon in Cardiff is breaking with ancient custom by offering clients a ‘quiet chair’. 

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: We need to think more logically when it comes to events in Syria

So the Turks blew that Russian fighter plane out of the sky. Ooooh, said the internet, panting a bit, it’s World War Three. Which sounds rather over-dramatic. It’s probably all quite simple when you look at it logically.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Terror in Paris takes it toll on refugees in Calais camp

I’D LIKE to tell you how a terrorist organisation impacted on one man’s ability to have a shower. But first, a word about their name. Given that Islamic State is neither Islamic nor a state, it’s probably time to refer to them as Daesh, a name coined by someone in the Syrian resistance.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: The Calais refugees know how Parisiens are suffering

Where to start? Firstly, with profound shock and sympathy for those innocent ordinary people who died and suffered in the Paris attacks, and for all those who loved them, and for everyone else in Paris whose ordinary lives are now less ordinary, in the very worst way imaginable.

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