Politics
26 November 2001
The call came from a national - that is, London-based - newspaper. Would I care to write an article saying "why I'm...
Food and Drink
04 June 2001
Robert Louis Stevenson died in 1894. The official biography, by his cousin Graham Balfour, was published in 1901. There...
Politics
15 November 1999
Walter Scott started writing his novel Waverley, about the 1745 Jacobite rising, in 1805; hence its subtitle, 'Tis...