Jan 17, 2017
Fiona Longmuir makes no bones about being a Lemony Snicket fan since she was a teen. But does the new Netflix series make her shiver with pleasure?
Dec 20, 2016
The Woman’s Hour ‘power list’ puts a fictional woman where there should be a real one. Sweet fancy Moses, sighs Fiona Longmuir.
Oct 03, 2016
Journalist Claudio Gatti claims he’s ‘unmasked’ pseudonymous Italian writer Elena Ferrante. Why the fuck would he do that, asks Fiona Longmuir.
Sep 21, 2016
Week Five of the Great British Bake Off was all about the pastry prowess of the remaining eight contestants. Fiona Longmuir grabbed her rolling pin before returning to live soggy-bottom-blogging duties.
Sep 13, 2016
Baz Luhrmann’s glittering carnival of a musical turned 15 this month. Has it stood the test of time? Here's Fiona Longmuir with thoughts. And possibly sequins.
Sep 07, 2016
The Great British Bake Off returned to our screens on Wednesday with a belter of a Bread Week. Fiona Longmuir kneaded to see it. And live blogged the yeasty pants off it. Relive it here.
Sep 07, 2016
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so, having always had a complicated relationship with ‘beautiful’, Fiona Longmuir is retraining herself to ‘behold this, motherfucker!’ It’s going pretty well.
Aug 30, 2016
Self-proclaimed ‘modern man’ Dan Bacon has shared some tips on how to chat up a woman wearing headphones. Fiona Longmuir offers a few pointers he might have missed.
Aug 16, 2016
After a snap poll of Standard Issue staffers, we came to the conclusion everyone has a signature dish they’re willing to brag about. Fiona Longmuir gives a massive toss about her very Scottish pancakes.
Jul 21, 2016
Andrea Leadsom recently revealed she thought feminism was about hating men. Has she not met Nicola Sturgeon, asks Fiona Longmuir.