Terry Prone

TERRY PRONE: Philip didn’t crash because he’s old. He crashed because he’s male

Sorry to be sexist, but the most dangerous drivers have always been men, writes Terry Prone.

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TERRY PRONE: Dementia sufferers’ spouses laying bare their lives should be stopped

Sharing the pain may lessen it, but Terry Prone wonders if anybody has the right to lay out a spouse’s diminished life for public consumption

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TERRY PRONE: He drank, smoked, and was good fun, but Herb was still a high-flyer

He drank whisky every day, and a lot of it. He smoked, ditto. He doesn’t seem to have slept a lot. And yet, when he died, last week, he was 87 years of age ...

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TERRY PRONE: Even established writers rage against the bookshop machine

The two best bits of the just published State papers from the 1980s are, inevitably, sections carrying no great national importance.

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TERRY PRONE: Christmas rules are embedded in us like an ingrown toenail

Why do we go along with the portrayal of Christmas as the equivalent of General Patton’s march to relieve the siege at Bastogne?, asks Terry Prone.

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