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Is swinging back?

Polyamory is basically swinging on an industrial scale

By Cosmo Landesman

London Life

I’m tired of being a good friend

Be warned: friendship is the first casualty of truth

By Cosmo Landesman

London Life

The rise of the Busy People

The world needs busy people to keep turning — and someone has to pick up the tab

By Cosmo Landesman

London Life

Succeeding at failing

Failure is not a learning experience; it’s a humiliating and hurtful experience

By Cosmo Landesman

London Life

Of human bondage

When did sexual deviancy — as it used to be called — become so dull?

By Cosmo Landesman

Home

Did the culture wars kill the New Year’s Eve party?

How do we celebrate when all the old pleasures have been pathologized?

By Cosmo Landesman

Food

It’s no longer just clean eaters who are the health bores

Yes, the joys of the gym are dull, but try having a conversation with someone who has drunk too much

By Cosmo Landesman

Food

Would you go to a naked dining club?

Here were real people with real bodies in all their saggy, flabby, wobbly, hairy and scary magnificence

By Cosmo Landesman

Home

Personal grooming on date night

You never appreciate how little your friends know you till they fix you up with a date

By Cosmo Landesman

Home

Americans, London needs you

I wonder if London — or any of the great cities — will ever be the same again?

By Cosmo Landesman

Science & Tech

We’ve become a nation of armchair psychiatrists

It’s not just that we casually stick labels on other people, but people are happy to stick some on themselves

By Cosmo Landesman

Internet

Do women really like porn?

Porn exposes the difference between men and women

By Cosmo Landesman

Books

My war of words

The agony of watching friends succeed

By Cosmo Landesman

Home

I spent Christmas Day helping the homeless – and I was bored out of my mind

I made the mistake of assuming that I would be greeted with beaming faces of gratitude

By Cosmo Landesman

Art

Time to end the taste truce

Have we become so tolerant that taste no longer matters?

By Cosmo Landesman

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