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Spectator


Who speaks up for poor white boys when it comes to their education?

(07-02-2016)

Politically correct casting is the reason too few African-American actors aren nominated for actors

(31-01-2016)

The Islamist Nazis and Jeremy Corbyn

(21-01-2016)

The left's war on science

(11-01-2016)

The plot to save Goldsmiths Close allotments

(31-12-2015)

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Independent on Sunday


Brave Writer Takes on Cult of AA

(12-07-2009)
Tom Shone has written a novel that sends up 12-Steppers

The Seven Ages of Sporting Disillusionment

(05-07-2009)
Being British, I now always expect our sportsmen to lose

How Bruno Creates His Buzz

(28-06-2009)
Sacha Baron Cohen is an advertisement for himself

There's No Such Thing as the Net

(21-06-2009)
How come Harrison Ford is the highest-paid actor in Hollywood?

Michael Lewis and Fatherhood

(16-06-2009)
Michael Lewis's new book about fatherhood is a bit emasculated

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Evening Standard


Father's Day

(17-06-2009)
Is becoming a father good or bad for your health?

Why Kafka's Council Won't Install a Lollipop Lady

(13-05-2009)

The Bridge Cafe

(27-04-2009)
A visit to The Apprentice's Bridge Cafe

Day Out With Thomas

(20-04-2009)
Another rubbish day out with the kids

Easter Holiday Blues

(06-04-2009)
As a father, the Easter holidays fill me with dread

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Slate


Slate

(15-09-2004)
In 2004, Toby spent three months in Los Angeles researching a novel. Click here to read a diary he did for Slate about his first week in Hollywood.



The Guardian


The Other Boat Race

(04-04-2004)
Toby recently appeared in a BBC reality show with Richard Herring, Emma Kennedy and Kit Hesketh Harvey, amongst others, called the Other Boat Race. In essence, two teams of Oxford and Cambridge graduates were taught to row by a group of Olympic gold medallists and then competed against each other on the Boat Race course. You can link here to Richard's account of the experience, Emma's account and Kit's account. Alternatively, read the series of columns Toby wrote about it for the Guardian: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six.



Evening Standard

In 2003, Toby became a father for the first time. Below are a series of columns he wrote about the experience for the Evening Standard.

Lad Dad

(29-10-2003)

Lad Dad

(22-10-2003)

Lad Dad

(15-10-2003)

Lad Dad

(08-10-2003)

Lad Dad

(01-10-2003)

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Mail on Sunday Column


Will Chris rock Hollywood's world?

(26-02-2005)

How long before Z-list 'stars' pay to get on TV?

(20-02-2005)

It's time for Sly Stallone to leave us well alone

(13-02-2005)

I'm just not man enough for poker with the 'stars'

(06-02-2005)

Just what do women get out of open marriages?

(30-01-2005)

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