SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Intoxicated England needs to sober itself up

DEAR England, I’m worried about you, writes Suzanne Harrington.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: One man’s misfortune is another man’s joy

My favourite German word is not ‘kraftfahrzeughaftpflichtversicherung’,

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: We are dressed to kill this Halloween

WHAT are you dressing up as for Halloween? Our extended household is using it as an opportunity for catharsis, a high colonic for the head, for flushing out all the hideousness that’s been flowing in front of our weary eyes so far this year (not that this year is near over, but we’ve had ten months of crap), writes Suzanne Harrington.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Facebook relationship status single. U ok hun?

Modern life poses many perplexing questions. Like where is the start of the Sellotape, and why beige shoes are called nude while not all nude people are beige, writes Suzanne Harrington

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: I want to get addicted to running. Fat chance

SAY hello to addiction, the gift that keeps on giving. Like an eternal game of Whack-A-Mole, you subdue one and another pops up.

Conquered your morning gin habit? Here come the evening ice-cream binges.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Sad that women betray their own gender

Why would any woman support a power structure built on misogyny and led by a man whose contempt for women is part of his appeal to men? asks Suzanne Harrington

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: An Airbnb story straight from the horse’s mouth

Here is how some washing-up resulted in the sale of a horse. Read this, then watch Black Mirror’s Nosedive on YouTube. The similarities are uncanny, writes Suzanne Harrington. 

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Stop whinging about your digital fears. It's just the latest step in 'civilisation'.

Is it all going to end in an Instagrammed, available-on-Etsy handcart, asks Suzanne Harrington.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Trump visit would have stretched our hospitality

So King Baby isn’t coming. We can all, starting with Leo Varadkar, exhale as one.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: I might be vegan, but I still have a sweet tooth

This week’s column is brought to you by First World Problems, because I have one. Technically, it’s not a problem, more a First World Irritation, but where better to moan than here, in my own column, where I can monetise my displeasure.

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Our attitude to Saudi sticks in the throat

According to the Irish Embassy in Riyadh, “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a welcoming and hospitable country with many unique traditions.”

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SUZANNE HARRINGTON: Welcome to my Airbnb. Please review kindly

I don’t know how much the Pope’s visit cost the country, but I bet it isn’t as much as my first batch of Airbnb guests have cost me, and they’re not even here yet.

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