newspaper 31 March 2024
The Conservative Woman


Please look at this site for interesting and informative articles by me and others, including my ex-husband Neville Hodgkinson that challenge the current orthodoxy on many issues such as Covid, the war with...Read full Article

newspaper 31 March 2024
New content


Since I last wrote on this website, much has happened. My eldest grandson Arthur, now 24, is working with a FinTech company. He graduated with a First, so that was a relief, especially as he had to do much of his studying online. Otto, 23, is...Read full Article

newspaper 19 December 2017
Tour of Indochina


Our nearly three week tour of Indochina was not for the fainthearted. Nine flights, including internal ones, very many temples, lots of cities, lots of being hassled by street vendors and many hotels. Up at 5.30 to be in the coach by 7 was...Read full Article

newspaper 13 December 2017
Idler Christmas party


The Idler Christmas party at Bush Hall, Shepherds Bush, was a sold-out event, headlined by John Cooper Clarke. Great fun, great music, great conversation and plenty of drink. Read full Article

newspaper 20 November 2016
The Idler


See my brilliant article on The Quakers in the new edition of The Idler. Read full Article

newspaper 13 October 2014
My brilliant new career


I am now an Airbnb host and hosting guests from all over the world. To see my listing, go to the Airbnb site and look up 'Oxford'. Read full Article

newspaper 11 August 2014
Being a 1970s housewife


Liz is going back to being a 1970s housewife for a BBC series on food history. What was a typical dinner party in the 1970s? All Blue Nun and Black Forest Gateau? Watch out for the series presented by Giles Coren and Polly Russell, a close friend...Read full Article

newspaper 11 August 2014
Going to Eigg


Next week, nine of us are going to Eigg, as our first family holiday since 1981. Mind, there are different family members now. Let's hope it doesn't have the same consequences as the last hol, as described in Will's book The House is Full of YogisRead full Article

newspaper 23 May 2014
The House is full of Yogis


Will's book, The House is Full of Yogis, serialised in Times 24 May and again 27 May. Lentils and meditation ..Read full Article

newspaper 19 May 2014
Will's book


Will's book is serialised in The Times beginning Sat 31 May. Photos have been taken ...Read full Article

newspaper 24 April 2014
The House if Full of Yogis


Jarvis Cocker said of Will's new book: 'I laughed so much I levitated.'Read full Article

newspaper 22 April 2014
The House is full of Yogis


Will's amusing, embarrassing family memoir is published June 5. It is being serialised in The Times. We, his family, all become figures of fun and the book should be an instant classicRead full Article

newspaper 08 May 2013
Alex Williams' one man show


Hurry along to this show, starting May 13, as it's already selling out fast, with fun, sexy and colourful new paintings by this contemporary artist Read full Article

newspaper 13 February 2013
Alex Williams' one-man show


Alex Williams' fantastic one-man show, Only the Lonely, starts at the Fosse Gallery,Stow on the Wold, on May 12. His art dealer, Sharon Wheaton, says it makes farmyards sexy. At 70 years old, Alex Williams is a prime example of artist getting ever...Read full Article

newspaper 01 February 2013
Why Women Believe in God


Brilliant, sellout evening at Global Co-Operation House, Pound Lane, London NW6, for official launch of my book, Why Women Believe in God. Packed audience, loads of questions, on this eternally fascinating topic. Watch out for more such eventsRead full Article

newspaper 08 January 2013
Official launch of Why Women Believe in God


The official launch of my new book on feminism, religion, secularisation and equality will be held on 21 January 2013 at Global Co Operation House, Pound Lane London NW6 from 7 to 8.45. For more information contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to...Read full Article

newspaper 05 September 2012
New events coming up


On Saturday 29 September, Liz will be talking about her new book,Why Women Believe in God, at the Mind, Body, Soul Exhibition at Olympia, from 12.30 to 1.30. Then on 11 October, Liz and Alex Williams will be presenting Alex's Slideshow and signing...Read full Article

newspaper 21 August 2012
Why Women Believe in God


The first print run was sold out before publication and it will be available again on Amazon, in bookshops and on kindle from October 26, with a new cover. This book is an easy read covering extremely difficult subjects; religion, feminism,...Read full Article

newspaper 07 June 2012
Alex Williams: The Survival of an Artist


We have now done four events for our new book, Alex williams: The Survival of an Artist. Sales are going well and we are calling this book the first art book not written in art bollocks. Accessible, educational, informative and entertaining, it...Read full Article

newspaper 04 April 2012
The Survival of an Artist is in Private Eye!


The story of why this book has been banned from the Hay Literature Festival is told in Books & Bookmen in Private EyeRead full Article

newspaper 01 March 2012
The biography of Alex Williams


This book is being launched, along with an illustrated talk by Alex Williams, at the Idler Academy on Wednesday May 2nd. Go to to book tickets for this event, with special guest Naim Attallah, Chairman of Quartet BooksRead full Article

newspaper 18 August 2011
My Brilliant new career!


I have a new career as a shop assistant at the Idler Academy in Notting Hill. Big time at last! Read all about it in The Lady, September 2nd issue.Read full Article