Kate Fox

Kate Fox

Kate Fox is a poet, performer and Journal columnist

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A person using a set of weighing scales

Come the apocalypse, thin people will have a fat chance of survival

Journal columnist and performance poet Kate Fox seizes on new research showing curvy people have better life expectancies than skinny minnies

David Starkey

Kate Fox: To my shame, I dropped my spoof rap about David Starkey

Journal columnist and performance poet Kate Fox on how we steer a course between being over-polite and over-offensive

Hit Danish TV show The Killing

Kate Fox: Things we could pick up from the North East's Scandinavian tourists

Journal columnist Kate Fox on why we should point tourists towards our hidden delights such as Billingham (which is like Nice)

Police forces stand in front of counter demonstrators prior to a demonstration of the Legida anti Islamization movement, an offshoot of Pegida

Pegida have not only picked the wrong city to protest in - they've picked the wrong planet

Journal columnist and performance poet Kate Fox on the Pegida march and Natalie Bennett's coughing fit

A flooded road

Kate Fox: It appears I have been driving around with my eyes closed for 20 years

Journal columnist and performance poet Kate Fox finds how a speed awareness course won round a posse of truculent drivers

Prime Minister David Cameron speaking in the House of Commons

Kate Fox: Politicians aren't capable of getting the best out of us - normal people are

Journal columnist and performance poet Kate Fox on how the plight of Alan Barnes actually serves to show up the Government

James Blunt and Shadow Culture Minister Chris Bryant

Kate Fox: Now then, boys, you're both beautiful

Journal columnist and poet Kate Fox is very much enjoying the clash between singer James Blunt and politician Chris Bryant

Kate Fox: If the English Defence League had turned up at our book club we'd have scared them away

Journal columnist and poet Kate Fox says if EDL idiots had disrupted her and her friends they would have been peppered with rock buns

Sting appears at the curtain call following his debut performance in Broadway's

Kate Fox: Isn't it time we launched the Shipyard Chic into the sunset?

Journal columnist and poet Kate Fox says the North East is in danger of being held back by misplaced nostalgia for a vanished past

The single carriageway on the A1 road near Felton in Northumberland

Kate Fox: Never mind dualling the A1, let's have duelling on the A1

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Journal columnist and poet Kate Fox has fun with the big story of the week - and also puts in a word for an experimental arts initiative

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