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Unsolicited Interference...

Dear Thomas, Is it in order to interfere with other people’s pipework? I ask because my friend Ursula came round last week and dropped her ring down my sink. Before I could...


Coastal Wales

There are 44 Blue Flag beaches in Wales, so whether you like to spend your time building sandcastles, exploring rock pools, surfing or sun worshipping, you will find a...


Country Houses

Thirty years ago, many architects argued that modernism was the style of the day and age. It is now obvious that, for country houses, this simply is not the case. A simple...


Cheesy Summer Recipes!

Cherry Tomato & Basil Pizza (pictured above) Preparation Time: 25 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Serves: 1 Ingredients For the pizza base • 150g self-raising flour •...


Set-Jet around England!

Explore Arthur Ransome’s Lake District - Swallows & Amazons, released 19 August The latest incarnation of Arthur Ransome’s classic children’s book staring Rafe Spall,...


Davidstow Cheese and...

Organic asparagus with pea pancakes, herb sabayon and poached eggs by Tom Aikens (pictured above) Cooking Time: 50 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: Pea pancakes 250g organic...


Caribbean Cooking

Summer Coleslaw (picture above) Preparation time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 carrots, peeled and grated 200g red cabbage, shredded200g white cabbage, shredded 2...


Death is no joking matter

Last Thursday evening, I found myself listening to Simon Evans Goes To Market (available on iPlayer), as the economic ramifications of death were discussed. Evans outlined...

First Impressions

Jonathan Pryce

What are you working on at the moment? The Merchant Of Venice for a world tour. When are you at your happiest? When I’m in a warm bath. What is your greatest fear? That the...

Book Reviews

New Must Reads

OUT NOW WHISPERS THROUGH A MEGAPHONE by Rachel Elliott (ONE , £8.99) The lasting, damaging legacy of a toxic mother is at the root of this incisive and quirky study of...


Resurrecting a Classic

Howard Davies’s revival of The Plough And The Stars opens with a handyman working on the door of a Dublin tenement room. This might seem only prudent, as the last time he...


Boats, Battles and Bad Guys

There are people who have a very peculiar insistence on film adaptations remaining absolutely true to the book: among the most diehard devotees, even the slightest...

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