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Liz Jones and her instinctive feel for dividing opinion

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Monday 19th November 2012

Liz Jones sparks more controversy than any other journalist I can think of. She’s infuriated virtually the whole of Exmoor with her excoriating columns about the unfriendliness and the cold and shops closing on Saturday afternoons and she hit the headlines again last week with a piece about the bloggers she met at the recent Mumsnet Blogfest. Just to give you a flavour, she wrote about being in “a tangled ...keep reading

Liz Jones moans about young women

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Thursday 10th November 2011

Over the last few months I’ve stuck up for Liz Jones left, right and centre. I even defended her in this blog back in June, saying “…she writes so well and with such disarming frankness that her diary is a must-read.” But this week she’s gone a step too far. Even for me. She’s hit out at a whole generation of young women, castigating them for everything from taking maternity ...keep reading

Sticking up for Liz Jones

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Sunday 26th June 2011

Columnist Liz Jones is a mass of contradictions. She’s forever complaining she’s broke, yet buys Prada, Bottega Veneta and most recently a top-of-the- range facelift. She splashes out on a rambling Victorian pile on Exmoor, complete with 46 acres, then gets fed up and puts it back on the market, saying: “It’s too big. I’ve got seven bedrooms and six bathrooms and about 400 animals.” She finds the men in her ...keep reading