Malachy shares a piece of Fair Isle folklore introducing us to the Trow.
<strong>On Chesil Beach</strong>
Ian McEwan <em>Jonathan Cape, 166pp, £12.99</em>
<strong>Coconut Chaos: Pitcairn, mutiny and a seduction at sea</strong>
Diana Souhami <em>Weidenfe
If modern life is increasingly a question of remembering numbers, what's the danger of becoming one?
Jonathan rails against the stereotypes heaped on ecovillages by the media
Last week a US magazine outed a number of well known people including an anchorman and an actress. H
Conservative London Assembly member Brian Coleman gives us his take on the controversial issue of naming people as gay in the process outing Ted Heath as a 'cottager'.
Period dramas get their outfits wrong surprisingly often
Change is constantly perceptible in Bombay. But what is change, if it means you are no longer necess
The Queen Mother taught me how to sew beautifully
A key building in Findhorn needs repairing bringing about a sense of nostalgia for the early days of
Charting the huge increase in the amount of time spent online
A spell of good weather heralds the start of Spring and a sudden burst of activity in the gardens of
Going fishing made me rethink my aversion to vests
Make-up is so much more than just face paint.
Speed awareness and sending seduction to your mother
Delay purchasing a bikini . . . and it will all end in tears
Some people are never knowingly underdressed.
Much of what eco-villages began doing decades ago is being adopted by the mainstream
Doing the laundry is not what it used to be.
How at Findhorn even inanimate objects are given names
Richard Linklater defined the slacker generation of the 1990s, but his latest film is a tough exposé
Maternity services have suffered from NHS cutbacks
See a dress you like? Resist the urge to buy more than one
Roger Black's show about children's fitness is shaming
A bout of severe weather exposes the vulnerability of fast-paced modern lifestyles
Think finding a dressing gown is easy? Think again.
Jonathan returns to Findhorn pondering how we can measure happiness