SUZANNE HARRINGTON

A migrant ship in Italy.

SUZANNE HARRINGTON: The Irish were once drowning migrants too

IN 2015, bad travel is when a cheapskate airline charges you extra for your luggage because it weighs a few kilos too much, or when your flight has been delayed and you have to sit around an airport terminal full of ridiculously over-priced shops while eating your ridiculously over-priced sandwich, says Suzanne Harrington.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: How social media has killed the death threat

WHEN you think of Sue Perkins, the English broadcaster who has Enid Blyton levels of spunky jolliness, you might think, ‘ah yes, cake’.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: I’m driving around looking for a hook-up in the forest

IAM looking for a hook-up. I’ve been driving around for ages and am increasingly desperate. No, not that kind of hook-up. The one I’m after is far more satisfying — the electric kind.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: The difference between suicide and homicide

AS THE Germanwings plane crash filled us all with horror, hearing that the co-pilot deliberately flew the plane into the side of a mountain doubled that horror.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: For bottom’s sake, Clean Reader app is going too far

Imagine if a barely literate Ned Flanders climbed through your window and got his hands on your books. Your literature, your novels, your classics, your memoirs, your contemporary fiction, your cult titles.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Elton John on song in his anger about ‘designer’ baby comments

I am so furious at my sunglasses I could splinter them into a million tiny pieces, writes Suzanne Harrington.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Outside the box: Bishop of Elphin & Being Gay or Female

AND so to the Bishop of Elphin, and his pronouncements on rape, parenting, and homosexuality, writes Suzanne Harrington.

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Jeremy Clarkson and his co-presenters have transformed Top Gear from a staid car review into a bloke's lifestyle fantasy. It is one of the BBC's best-rated shows.Picture: The Times/Gallo Images/Getty Images

SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Cult of Jeremy Clarkson won’t be damaged by latest bust-up

Love him or hate him, Jeremy Clarkson’s disdain for anything remotely PC was a cash cow for the BBC. So even if the Beeb do dump him, he’ll be snapped up says Suzanne Harrington

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: To boldly go where no camera has gone before

MY grandmother, who died many years ago, was fond of saying that she had lived too long.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: I’m stuck in a car with two children, but sh*t happens

THE lovely people at Penguin sent a book about the Roman philosopher, Seneca, written by a professor of classics, Emily Wilson.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Sign this 7-point contract before watching ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

BEFORE you go to see Fifty Shades of Grey, you must enter into a contract. The contract is between the film dominating cinemas everywhere, and the audience submitting two hours and five minutes of their lives which they will never get back.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Relationship where you can have it all, I’m all for LAT

Apparently my man and I are very modern. It’s nothing personal, it’s just that we are one of those new-fangled LAT couples.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Working from home with the Siberian hamsters

WORKING from home means a lot of time to stare distractedly out the window, wondering why you are here, what your purpose is, and whether your team will get out of the relegation zone before it’s too late.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Arts Council cuts funding to children’s books yet still supports animal circuses

Suzanne Harrington asks whose genius idea was it to cut children’s books while still funding animal suffering?

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