Monthly Archives: December 2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton: ‘Hard Choices’ – in seven paragraphs

1. The evening of 5 June 2008 was a total pisser. After many months of campaigning across America against Barack Obama for the Democratic Presidential nomination, I had lost and he had won. Now was a time for a show … Continue reading

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Stephenie Meyer: ‘Twilight’ – in seven paragraphs

1. The weather was warm and sunny in Phoenix. I was flying to Forks in Washington, which was cold and rainy, to live with my dad. When I arrived in Forks it was raining symbolically. All these clunking, repetitive mentions … Continue reading

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Jeremy Clarkson: ‘Is It Really Too Much To Ask?’ – in seven paragraphs

1. Isn’t the flat-screen television a great invention? Much better than speed cameras, the Euro and urban cycle lanes populated by vegetarian gays on their stupid fold-up bikes. Ah, my editor has just informed me that I can’t say ‘gays’ … Continue reading

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