Weight gain is good because it makes your dresses tight. This is not necessarily classy or flattering, but it means you don't have to iron anything.
Victoria Coren Mitchell
People have become desperate to reduce everything, including each other, to mindless categories of good and bad, as if the world can be divided into Facebook likes and dislikes.
Women are under-represented in TV comedy for a variety of reasons, the hackneyed 'fear that women aren't funny' being one of them.
I have a complicated relationship with the zoo; maybe everyone does. It's so wonderful and so sad.
Driving a car is no longer about zooming down clear lanes, the joy and freedom of the road flowing through your hair like a fine westerly breeze. It's about solid traffic, petrol fumes, spy cameras, eco-guilt, and simultaneous social media.
The older you get, the more 'mindfulness' becomes about trying to remember why you came upstairs.
Casino games such as roulette, blackjack, baccarat, slot machines and so on, are stacked in favour of the house.
When I was learning to drive, I thought the big milestones were changing gear, changing lane, and three-point-turns.
After a bath, we all love to dry off with a towel. But do we need it to survive? No. It's a luxury.
The key to nature's therapy is feeling like a tiny part of it, not a master over it. There's amazing pride in seeing a bee land on a flower you planted - but that's not your act of creation, it's your act of joining in.
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