Blogs

Bring on the long frocks

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on an age of elegance, an unseen Lord Grantham and why your baking-powder submarine never worked.

The problem with shorthand

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on how reporters' notes decay, how audiences are getting ruder and how to look intelligent in photographs

Strange names, strange times

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on Bristols in Alaska, Bake-Off grannies in the kitchen and Mr Farage's time machine

A very good day to bury good news

Speed cameras will be replaced

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on a life-changing breakthrough, a whip-round for the Windsors and making money from dangerous driving

Prepare for the dole

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on the future for Lib-Dems, the revival of Fanny Cradock and Clarkson's great escape

Prosperity or liberty?

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on democracy in Hong Kong, innuendo in the kitchen and a truly horrible history lesson

All at sea

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on an honorary Brit in a boat, waging war Kipling-style and re-writing much-loved old jokes.

How not to whistle

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on a film star's tip, a nasty TV licence scam and things to put on your hole-in-the-bucket list

We won't share the pound

Labour leader Ed Miliband criticised David Cameron's handling of the crisis in Gaza

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on Miliband versus Salmond, the “truth” about the Middle East and something the cat dragged in.

The problem with pigeons

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The problem with pigeons. Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on WW1 messages, a judge's unintended remarks and a curious incident in Weymouth