Lili La Scala

Lili La Scala

Lili la Scala sings a bit, writes a bit and spends more time than is probably necessary discussing the toilet habits of her son. Bona fide vintage addict, though she is sure she sounds less tragic when described as a 'collector'.


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Singly wed

Lili la Scala is happily hitched. But her husband lives on the other side of the world, meaning she sallies forth alone. And has rather learned to love it.
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Toy Story comes of age

As we all shake our heads at the knowledge that Toy Story hit the big screen 21 bloody years ago, Lili la Scala says it’s lost not one bit of its appeal, no matter how old you are.
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In the Brexshit

Lili la Scala voted Remain, but is happy to get behind our departure from the EU. If anyone would explain to her what on earth is going to happen.
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Typical woman

Lili la Scala’s normal probably isn’t your normal but, she says, huge danger lies in using someone’s outer shell as a guide.
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Why I ❤️ Poldark

Well yes, there’s the fear of death by overnight illness and/or extreme poverty, but that doesn’t mean Lili la Scala wouldn’t drop everything to live in Poldark’s Cornwall.
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Why I ❤️ Patricia Cornwell and Kay Scarpetta

Crime writer Patricia Cornwell hits 60 today, offering the perfect excuse for Lili la Scala to say thanks for Kay Scarpetta, a female protagonist kicking all manner of arse.
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The need to keep shouting

In 2014, terrorists Boko Haram kidnapped 276 schoolgirls. Two years on, 219 of the Chibok girls are still missing. Why aren’t we talking about this more, asks Lili La Scala.
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She said: they danced

English National Ballet’s She Said, which opens later this month, sees world-class female choreographers exploring the lives of incredible female figures. Lifelong ballet fan Lili La Scala had a natter with a couple of them.
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One day, a million reasons

Think there was no need for International Women’s Day? Have a word with yourselves, says Lili La Scala.
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7 Wonders: The Great British Vintage Songbook

Lili La Scala has taken control of the Standard Issue playlist and she's taking us back, way back.