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Lucy Mangan is back!

(11 Posts)
Hassled Sat 08-Oct-11 09:36:01

Huzzah! Life after birth.

slartybartfast Sat 08-Oct-11 09:39:26

oh yes, battle of the somme ! grin

short and sweet article.

Hassled Sat 08-Oct-11 09:41:41

The second day of the Somme - after the optimism had worn off grin.

I don't think I could actually be any more sycophantic.

peggyblackett Sat 08-Oct-11 09:46:45

Huzzah! I love LM too.

Meglet Mon 10-Oct-11 22:51:45

aaww. Glad she's back.

BoattoBolivia Mon 10-Oct-11 22:58:53

I've missed her so much! Can't wait to hear her take on motherhood.

shagmundfreud Mon 10-Oct-11 23:14:39

You'll be disappointed. Inevitably she's had a horrible birth, like all alpha female journalists, and wants to get down with the mums by bleating about it (albeit in a vaguely funny way) and dissing Tory boy's parenting skills. Yawn.

halfnhalf Tue 11-Oct-11 07:54:21

But why is there less text and more space for a picture of LM - I know what she looks like

Ponders Tue 11-Oct-11 17:17:57

oh hooray!

I'm sure she'll talk about other stuff as well - Zoe Williams does

MooncupGoddess Tue 11-Oct-11 17:30:35

I loved Lucy Mangan's pieces when she first appeared on the scene, but all the 'my mildly dysfunctional family' shtick feels terribly tired and lazy these days. And is there really anything new to say about having a baby?

Still, there is clearly something to her, and Zoe Williams (after a couple of years writing banal baby columns) is now at the top of her game, so let's hope LM follows her example.

NorkyPies Tue 11-Oct-11 17:32:55

I always thought LM was super funny. I hope she's kept her sense of humour.

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